The 8 Mantras of Fiction Writing

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How about these mantras to get us going while we watch the snowflakes?
THE 8 MANTRAS of SCREENWRITING – and I think totally applicable to fiction writing – as compiled by 12916studios and Scott Myers.
  1. Ass in chair.
  2. See. Read. Write.
  3. Minimum words; maximum impact.
  4. Just get the damn thing done.
  5. The first draft of anything is sh*t.
  6. Writing is rewriting.
  7. Trust the process.
  8. Have no fear.

 Lather, rinse, repeat.

So with that in mind, On with the show! Starting with no.1.

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