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On Writing

If you were to Google, say, "writing tips" or "writing advice," you would be met with a long list of results. Some of it may be structured as guidelines, and some of it may actually be listed as rules. Some of it is good advice, but a lot of it is subjective stuff that won't work for everyone.

Stephen King, from whom I borrowed the title for this post, has a lot of great writing advice, some of which I've taken to heart, and some of which I've ignored completely. Finish your manuscript and then shove it in a drawer (either literally or figuratively speaking)? Yes, absolutely. Writing every day? Ehhhh, not so much.

The thing about writing is that you have to do what works best for you, and what works best for you may not be what the "professionals" say is right, and that's okay. I'm gonna talk about what works for me, and if it doesn't work for you, hey, that's fine. You do you.

So, on the whole "writing every day" thi…