Foolish writing is avoided by reading. And then, practicing writing.
Writer Tim Ferriss has this saying where he says: “You are the average of the five people you most associate with.”
In this same way, I believe that most people
And if you aren’t reading much, that tells me about all I need to know.
For writers, in particular, I would say: “You write like the average of the five authors you
So keep reading, keep writing, you’ll get there.
Such a great reminder.
Themore you read, the less apt you are to make a fool of yourself with your pen or word processor.
-Stephen King, On Writing