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30 Writing Tips from Famous Authors. "Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass." from Chekhov. Also? Elmore Leonard's "Try to leave out the parts that people skip." Heh.

Feilen, schärfen und stoppen. Verwerfen. Arrangieren und verbessern. Immer wieder, bis es passt.

"Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure, only death can stop it." ~ Hemingway

"Write drunk; edit sober." - Ernest Hemingway Words to live by. The god of brevity and manly dilapidation. Manly dilapidation? See? He would have gone with "guts." What other quotation could possibly sum up this literary giant in four words?

"Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler's heart, kill your darlings." -Stephen King

One of my favorite bits of writing advice. The words come alive when they hit the air (or you realize they were dead to start with).

Ernest Hemingway was a very famous author from the 1920s to the 1950s. In 1954 he won a Nobel Prize in Literature.

hey, if the technique worked for hemingway, who am i to fight it?

"Write hard and clear..." Ernest Hemingway / My favorite quotes...

I remember seeing this hanging up in my 5th grade classroom and getting the chills when i read 12 1/2. That was 2 years before I even thought about writing as something I could do in my future.