Cormac McCarthy’s tips on how to write

Sometimes you fall in love with a book because of the story and sometimes because of the writing. When you get both you’ve found a classic. It was the writing I loved when I read McCarthy for the first time earlier this year. The Road is sparse, evocative and compelling writing at its finest. So I’d argue that even if he’s talking about a scientific research paper (which he is), when Cormac tells me how to write then I’m going to listen. And you should too. His advice applies to…

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