“A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it” ~ Roald Dahl
Tip #2: Put one word after another. Find the right word, put it down.
Write about what you know personally, limited though it may be. Get your facts right. Try to write a story with a beginning, middle, and an end. ~ Frederich Forsyth
Fiction is a lie, and good fiction is the truth inside the lie.” ~ Stephen King
Source: Open Culture
The writer must let his fingers run out the story of his characters, who, being only human and full of strange dreams and obsessions, are only too glad to run. ~ Ray Bradbury
Break any of these rules sooner than say anything outright barbarous ~ George Orwell