Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Best Writing Tips From William Faulkner

Huff Post Books

William Faulkner, the Nobel Prize-winning author of "The Sound and the Fury," "As I Lay Dying," and "Light in August," was thankfully outspoken regarding the do's and don'ts of his craft. 

Though noted for his heavily stylized prose, the writer championed plot over ornate syntax--a strange opinion for a man who once penned a five-word chapter ("My mother is a fish.") 

According to him, if the story is compelling enough, the style will follow. Continue reading...

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