By Scott Edelstein

Author, editor, and literary agent Scott Edelstein has performed it all--and now this insider brings his precious secrets and techniques to either starting and validated writers. protecting every little thing from construction writing talents to facing editors to beginning a writing company, this all-important consultant gets you began and aspect you within the correct course. With matter-of-fact recommendation and encouragement from a professional, you will get the data, thought, and tips you want to write your top and start a profitable writing profession.

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Some writers write the same piece from a variety of angles or viewpoints, then pick the one that works best; others select a viewpoint before they write a single word. Some spend days, weeks, or even months pondering before they finally sit down to write; others just sit down (or stand up), begin writing, and see what happens. Each of these is an example of a writing process. With time and experience, each writer usually develops their own such process. Developing your ideal writing process can dramatically improve the quality of your writing.

Some writers write the same piece from a variety of angles or viewpoints, then pick the one that works best; others select a viewpoint before they write a single word. Some spend days, weeks, or even months pondering before they finally sit down to write; others just sit down (or stand up), begin writing, and see what happens. Each of these is an example of a writing process. With time and experience, each writer usually develops their own such process. Developing your ideal writing process can dramatically improve the quality of your writing.

Most calm? most creative? most free from distraction? ) Location. Some writers work best in their attic or basement or guest room. Others like to write in coffee shops, restaurants, parks, or planes. At least one writer works while in the bathtub; another writes while perched on a tree limb. American literature scholar Robert Daly takes his laptop out into the woods and writes while seated on a rock. Design. Is your workspace inviting and easy to work in? Is it a reasonable size? Is it the right temperature?

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