5 You know that sickening feeling of inadequacy and over-exposure you feel when you look upon your own empurpled prose? Relax into the awareness that this ghastly sensation will never, ever leave you, no matter how successful and publicly lauded you become. It is intrinsic to the real business of writing and should be cherished.
Monday, February 22, 2010
Will Self on Writing
An excellent series in the Guardian asks authors for their 10 rules for writers. Note Will Self's number five: