Writing

What’s the worst writing advice of all?

Write like you speak

For me, and for many writers I’ve encountered over the years, it’s that old chestnut, “Write like you speak.”

I discuss why this can be the worst thing a writer can do, along with how imitating the styles of great authors of the past can help you find your unique writing voice, ways to blend different genres in a single story, the wonders of Japanese candy, and a whole lot more over at the Checkered Scissors site.

Check it out here!

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