Writing

Rules for Writers From 8 Great Authors

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 16, 2021 • 4 min read

Developing writing habits and writing skills is a lifelong pursuit. Being a professional writer (whether you’re writing fiction or non-fiction) means having the courage to approach the blank page every day and writing through bouts of writer’s block. Fortunately, many of the most celebrated authors responsible for literary classics and bestsellers have recorded their wisdom and expertise for young writers to learn from.