As part of Shared Worlds 2013, literary luminaries share their best advice for fellow writers. According to the website, "some days...you simply need to know that someone else has been there before--behind a different keyboard, holding a different pen." Below, some of my favorites:
Writers, from top to bottom: Lev Grossman, Scott Eagle, Garth Nix, Karin Lowachee, Tobias Buckell.
On a related note, a tip I like to keep in mind, from Henry Miller's work schedule commandments: "Don't be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is at hand."
Find more advice at Shared Worlds, here. And have a wonderful weekend!