7 WRITING TIPS FROM EDGAR ALLAN POE. THIS IS GOLD, PEOPLE.
- Know the ending in advance, before you begin writing.
- Keep it short—the “single sitting” rule.
- Decide on the desired effect.
- Choose the tone of the work.
- Determine the theme and characterization of the work.
- Establish the climax.
- Determine the setting.
Do you find his rules still apply today?