Skip to content

My Fiction Writing Manifesto

What is the simplest advice I'd give to beginning writers?

David Gane
David Gane

In his book In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan wrote:

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

People loved the simplicity of his eating manifesto.

So what would be my simple manifesto for writing fiction:

Write regularly. Give characters goals. Make them struggle.

Let's see if it remains consistent through the years.

David Gane Twitter

Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.

Comments