BestWritingAdviceA question frequently asked our guest host authors in #litchat is, “What advice do you have for beginning or yet-to-be published writers?” The advice is always different, but always relevant to that author’s publishing journey. Today in #litchat MediaMonday we’re looking at Tony Gervino’s August 10, 2013 NY Times essay, “Learning to Write and Let Live,” and discussing the best advice we ever received about writing.

Here are the Five Most Useful Writing Tips I’ve received:

Read the chatscript from The Best Writing Advice You Ever Received here.

Later this week in #litchat:

WritingWednesday: Killing Off Characters

Resource links to follow.

There will be no #litchat moderated discussions on Friday, August 15 and Monday August 18. We will return to our regularly scheduled programming on August 20 with a WritingWednesday discussion of Writing Retreats.