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Rules that anyone attending creative writing classes should stick to – especially number 4
The second rule for a writing class is: You do ask questions.
Third rule for a writing club: you jump every daft hurdle the tutor sets, and follow whatever convoluted directions she or he gives.
Fourth rule: you write for as long as it takes to say what you find yourself trying to say.
Fifth rule: you don’t allow yourself to hear the voice of that critic who sits behind your shoulder whispering disparaging comments about your ability to be inspired, to transcribe ideas or complete a piece of writing.
Sixth rule: there is only you and your writing implements.
Seventh rule: castles in the air are desirable residences.
And the eighth and final rule: even if this is your first time in a class, you have to write.
So now you know the rules.
What’s stopping you?
You are Writer…
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