P D James’s writing tips

A nice list on the BBC website of crime doyenne P D James’s top ten tips for writing a novel.

Although some of her writing can be a little esoteric, these tips were down to earth, practical, sensible, and amusing. I particularly liked the idea of not daydreaming about success but rather applying one’s nose to the nearest grindstone, because without hard work you have nothing to be successful with!


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