How I Write
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Flynn Meaney: Writers on Writing

“If you can come up with some elaborate descriptive phrase or musical combination of words no one else could possibly come up with, congratulations. But that doesn’t mean you should use it.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: November 19, 2015

Sam Kean: How I Write

“Once you have a good story, the science will take care of itself.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: October 28, 2015

Beverly Jenkins: How I Write

“I revise as I go. It’s a slower process, but the manuscript is tight by the time I send it to my editor.”

By Alicia Anstead | Published: August 19, 2015

Sue Monk Kidd: How I Write

“Allow yourself to write badly in the beginning. That’s good tried and true advice. And then let it evolve as you rewrite.”

By Jack Smith | Published: June 23, 2015