Tuesday Technique: Best-Selling Mentors

Sometimes I hear writers wish that they had a NY Times best-selling author…here’s a simple fix for that wish: buy their books and study their writing. Everything you ever need to know about how they write/plot/characterize is found in their writing.

Wish you had their style? Then copy out five pages of the book. By page five, you’ll get a really great sense of how they pace and how they use their words.

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