Ten Great Writers on Fiction Writing

1. Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Essential Tips for Short Story Writing (Video)

2. Jack Keruac’s Rules for Spontaneous Prose

3. T. S. Eliot and the Objective Correlative

4. H. P. Lovecraft’s Supernatural Horror in Literature

5. Edgar Allan Poe’s The Poetic Principle

6. Vladimir Nabokov’s On Good Readers and Good Writers

7. Anton Chekhov on Writing

8. Ernest Hemingway’s Letter to Scott Fitzgerald

9. Aristotle’s Poetics

10. Joseph Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces (Wikipedia Summary)

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David Wallace Fleming is a U.S. writer, living in Austin, Texas. He is the author of the coming-of-age, social media novel GROWING UP WIRED, and the satirical science fiction audiobook, NOT FROM CONCENTRATE.
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8 Responses to Ten Great Writers on Fiction Writing

  1. Brother Jon says:

    This is great….I would also suggest Stephen King’s Memoirs: On Writing.

  2. Awesome! I had not heard of a few of these. Thanks for sharing!

  3. qbik4 says:

    Franzen has his own interesting take on the “10 rules” template with some notes on writing and a dash of philosophy. seen here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Franzen#Philosophy

    disclaimer: i’m not a fan of Franzen

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