On Writing With Passion

There is a very boring piece of advice for not-yet published writers that floats around the writing community and it is this: Write what you know. To that I ask: Why? If you want to write about what you know, do so. If you don’t, don’t. Do not limit yourself. Do not fence your ideas for your book into you and your life. Do not clip your own literary imagination. Do not require of yourself all knowledge before embarking upon writing a book you are desperate to write. That’s what research is for. That’s what interviewing people is for. That’s … Continue reading On Writing With Passion