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10 Rules of Writing | Indian Quarterly | March 2014

1. Write every day. This is a cliché, of
course, but you will write more when you tell yourself that no day must
pass without writing. At the back of a notebook I use in my writing
class, I write down the date and then make a mark next to it after the
day’s work is done. I show the page to my students often, partly to
motivate them, and  partly to remind myself that I can’t let my students

2. Have a modest goal. Aim to write
150 words each day. It is very difficult for me to find time on some
days, and it is only this low demand that really makes it even possible
to sit down and write. On better days, this goal is just a start; often,
I end up writing more… .