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Brent Weeks on Writing

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“Some people like to figure out everything their character is going to do for the whole book. Other people just write from day to day, not knowing what's going to happen next. Most people are a mix of both.”

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“Sometimes, you won't really know what the book is about until you actually get done with the first draft.”
“Write regularly even when you don't feel like writing, even if it's just a little bit every day.”
“What people value in their books—and thus what they count as literature—really tells you more about them than it does about the book.”
“There's a thousand other great writing tips, but generally, do what works for you. Try different things and keep doing whatever it is that helps you get words on the page.”
“Write what you're passionate about. I wouldn't model your hero on yourself, though some people do that–but I would give her some traits that hook into your own deepest fears.”
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