Writing Fiction: Jane Austen’s Advice

See link below for a collection of advice gleaned from her letters.  I particularly like the fact that she referred to people who were too obsessed with punctuation as ‘dull elves’.  Try saying that the next time someone starts a discussion on the apostrophe.  Also, she sums up everything about persistence by saying, ‘I am not at all in a humour for writing, I must write on till I am.’



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