Have you ever wondered how Ernest Hemingway became such a famous and acclaimed writer? What about his work touched the hearts and minds of millions of readers, even decades after his death? The Larry W. Phillips’ book, Ernest Hemingway on Writing,has shared some insight into the fiction-writing formula of one of the great American writers. Below are Hemingway’s Seven-Fiction Writing Tips, to help young writers and reading aficionados:
1: To get started, write one true sentence.
2: Always stop for the day while you still know what will happen next.
3: Never think about the story when you’re not working.
4: When it’s time to work again, always start by reading what you’ve written so far.
5: Don’t describe an emotion — make it.
6: Use a pencil.
7: Be brief.