Writers Tricks of the Trade ISSUE 3, VOLUME 7 - Page 11

DON’T ALWAYS EMULATE YOUR FAVORITES Fred Rayworth In the past I’ve talked about influences. Now I want to talk about a related subject. Okay, you have those writers you admire. You’ve probably heard others say that you should look closely at the writers you like and see how they do it. Look at the best sellers and see how they write. That’ 6rR&FbpFFB&vCV( bBW7Fǒg&VB&v'FbFVG0d4Be$TN( 2$pE2b$4%U5DU%2$R%$$Œu$EDTFW&R&RVGbvVw&GFV&2WBFW&RvWfW"W7B&V6W6R&2&W7B6VW"&6'W7FW"FW6( BVB2w&GFVvVB6&RfF7F27F''WBFRw&"7F"7GR6&RFW'&&RFR&7F֖vB&R֖Ɩ6VW"&V6W6RB2FR( ƗN( f7F"6WFr&WB@7G&W26&BvFVR6VBR6WfW&fbFRFbגVB'WBF( BvBF&FWFFW"w&FW'2r2FB( fR6VBVGFBv26&B6VF( BvWBF&VvFRf'7BvR$U5B4TĔrUD%24tUBttDU$DU FR&RV""&RW7F&Ɨ6VBWF"2FR&RFW6vW@vvFFW&Vf&RbRbFV2VvRfVV6RRbRG'F6FV"7GR"WBFV"w&FrfVV6RRR&R6rWFV"&B&G2FV"VFF'2VFW"fRFffW&VB7FF&G2FRWF"6Pg&FffW&VB"FW"66FvN( 26FV&'"R"6R6ǐv&W26fVFBw&FW2FRvFWvB&V6W6RFWvVW&FR6W0B6ǒF( B6&R&B&G2DddU$TBT$ĕ4U%2TDD%2dRDddU$TB5DD$E0FVv6RFw2&R7W6VBF&RVfW'6F( B6VBBV6V&Ɨ6W"BVFFr7Ffb6WG2FV"v7FF&G2RbW"fVV6W2&RFrFV"&W7BBFRVFFr7Ffb&RFrFVF7GRFN( 0BVFRF6fVFF26VB&RvB"&B॔U"DTu$E2UdU%DpW"w&Fr2&VfV7FbRB6VB&RFR&W7BB6&RB@6Rb76VBGFVBFvWB'F( B7WB6&W'2"6VBW7B&V6W6PFW'2&RFrBfR&( 7W'&VFǒ&VFrFגw&FW.( 2w&Ww&FRBvVGV'v2( 7F`ff6Pr$DU%0B$40DRBV$DRBv2FBrv6f"( fRFVƖ&W&FVǒVg@tPBFR6RW6WBf"֖"GvV2vrB6( @W2F6VfbvV&V@FRf'7B6FW"FFRw&W&fVBFRw&W''&vrW&WF&6b#p