Find a subject you care about and which you in your heart you feel others should care about. It is this genuine caring, not your games with language, which will be the most compelling and seductive element in your style.
Reading is the creative center of a writer’s life…you cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your #writing until it has been done to you.
Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. Just do it and the confidence will follow.
Good writing works from a simple premise: your experience is not yours alone, but in some sense a metaphor for everyone’s.
It has never been easy for me to understand why people work so hard to create something beautiful, but then refuse to share it with anyone, for fear of criticism.
Nothing will stop you being creative so effectively as the fear of making a mistake.