Stephen King is not only one of the most successful writers in the world, and one of the scariest; he’s also one of the best at giving practical writing advice. If you’re serious about writing well, pick up a copy of his book, On Writing.
In that book, King recommends that you have a writing room. It should be simple, he says. In fact,
“It really needs only one thing: a door that you are willing to shut. The closed door is your way of telling the world and yourself that you mean business; that you have made a serious commitment to write and intend to walk the walk as well as talk the talk.”
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