Advice on Writing - Lawrence Watt-Evans Writing Page

Hemingway never wrote a treatise on the art of writing fiction. He did, however, leave behind a great many passages in letters, articles and books with opinions and advice on writing. Some of the best of those were assembled in 1984 by Larry W. Phillips into a book, . We’ve selected seven of our favorite quotations from the book and placed them, along with our own commentary, on this page. We hope you will all–writers and readers alike–find them fascinating.

Advice on Writing From The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates

Advice on Writing Proposals - particularly to NSF

Advice on Writing Proposals to the National Science Foundation

My advice on writing is grounded in what practices actually work for writers, so it may contradict much of what you have been told, but my point is that much of what you have been told is not very helpful. While the following is written with our paper assignments in mind, my hope is that it will be helpful in lots of writing situations you face. The short version is: when it comes to writing, be flexible in your writing processes, start early, make sure you understand your rhetorical situation, and set reasonable expectations.

AP Central - An Exam Reader's Advice on Writing

Much advice on writing that you've been given is lore—that is, it is passed down from teacher to students (who go on to become teachers repeating the same lore) without being checked against reality. When people started doing real research on how people actually write, they found that effective writers break a lot of the rules that lore hands down. This discrepancy between the advice that teachers give and the practices that actually work puts students in several binds.

My first book and advice on writing
Advice on Writing From Ta-Nehisi Coates · Anne Rice's Writing Advice.

Four New Links With Advice On Writing Books

Advice on Writing - Writers' Quotations on Writing

Clifford's Advice on Writing

Advice on writing your case for support

Advice on writing poetry - and getting feedback on your work.