Practical Meerkat’s Advice About Advice

There are a lot of books out there about How To Write (hell, even I have one, although Practical Meerkat is less about writing than it is surviving the writing life). But here’s the thing….. 

The thing about writing advice is that it’s not only NOT one-size-fits-all, but we (hopefully) grow out of advice that did fit, once.
Therefore, be wary of anyone who says ‘this works!’ All they are saying ‘this worked for me, maybe it will help you too.’ Shop around.  Don’t trap yourself in something that’s not helping – or worse, something that HURTS.

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