Then, yesterday, I posted a link on Twitter to a terrific article in The New Yorker by Andrew Solomon re: Advice for Young Writers. My friend Frank promptly responded with: No advice for old writers?
And we were off and running. Bud joined the party, and we began tweeting advice for old writers. Here's the mid-afternoon, still-in-progress list -- and we'd love for you to add to it! (No matter what your age.)
Advice for Old Writers from Three Old Writers
1. Spend time with young writers.
3. Take advantage of all those losses. Write about people you wouldn't write about while they were living.
4. Find an editor you trust.
5. Stop procrastinating. If you have something to say, say it. Now.
6. Turn off your filters. Then refer back to number 4.
7. Don't rely on smell chek.
And your advice would be????