Writing

Walter Mosley’s 9 Tips for Writing a Novel

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 9 min read

There is no singular way to write a novel. For author Walter Mosley, there are many ways writers can break into their story and develop a narrative that grips and entertains audiences. With deep, complex characters like Leonid McGill, Fearless Jones, and Socrates Fortlow, it’s no wonder Walter has had such a long, successful writing career.