The TOP 10 Best Writing Tips EVER

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

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There are a lot of things you need to know to be an author

but these are the tips I tell new writers to remember, and these are the tips I come back to time and time again.

See if you agree.

Here are my top 10 writing tips ever.


  1. The writer’s job is to get the main character up a tree, and once they are up there, throw rocks at them.

Vladimir Nabokov

A story without challenges is just plain dull. Nobody wants to read that. Readers want an escape, and it’s your job to give them that.

  1. There is only one plot – things are not what they seem.

Jim Thompson

This kinda made my head explode (in a good way). My eyes were opened. I realized that we want – as readers – a roller coaster ride, twists, turns… and as a writer, we…

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6 thoughts on “The TOP 10 Best Writing Tips EVER

  1. I actually keep a list of writing tips/advice from authors on my wall, and it’s amazing how many of them directly contradict each other 😉 hahaha. The one I come back to a lot is Neil Gaiman, who simply said: “Laugh at your own jokes”. Thanks for sharing!

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