6.“Remember: when people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong.” – Neil Gaiman
Don’t listen to your pretentious friend who knows where every comma goes and the right expression for every line. Oh, and he(or she) is a better writer than you, of course.
7. “Advice to young writers? Always the same advice: learn to trust our own judgment, learn inner independence, learn to trust that time will sort the good from the bad – including your own bad.” -Doris Lessing
8.“Don’t obsess over perfect grammar. “The object of fiction isn’t grammatical correctness but to make the reader welcome and then tell a story.” -Stephen King
9.“Use plain, simple language, short words and brief sentences. That is the way to write English–it is the modern way and the best way. Stick to it; don’t let fluff and flowers and verbosity creep in.” -Mark Twain
This is the art of writing simply.
And the most important one:
10. “If it sounds like writing, then rewrite it.” -Elmore Leonard
Here are some very interesting tips for writers found on the net.