My Rules Of Writing[Edit: just revitalizing this journal for some reasons.]More Like This
(Just thought I would put this up here for anyone who likes my writing or asks me about writing in general to read.)
1. Don't ever let anyone discourage you or try to tell you how you should or shouldn't write. Writing is an expression of the inner voice of oneself, and you should not silence that voice, no matter who tries to force you into silence.
2. Always listen to advice or critique given to you. You don't always have to agree with it or act upon it, but you should always listen. It is part of how you will learn and grow as a writer.
3. Writing can, and should be, a selfish venture on some level. Your audience and readers are important, but if you do not love what you are writing and you are not attached to the story, the ideas, the characters, etc. then you won't be happy with what you are writing. Write for yourself primarily, then your readers. I