Goodreads asked Claire Matturro:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Claire Matturro This is not going to be totally original, but it will be totally sincere and heart-felt. Read. Read. Read. Pay attention to what makes a great book great, take notes, outline books that cry out to you, and examine the techniques and the language in those books. Write. Write. Write. Join a writers’ workshop. Take creative writing classes at community colleges, universities or in adult education. Read. Read. Read. Write. Write. Write.

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