Write what you know — and what is that?

Novelist Nathan Englander on misunderstood advice:

One response to “Write what you know — and what is that?

  1. Hallelujah! That advice always drove me nuts because, how DO you write about living on Mars with aliens when you’ve never experienced it? I would change that to: write what you don’t know, write what you want to know, write about what you can never know. Just nurture an imagination and use it!

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