“Sixteen Don’ts for Poets” by Arthur Guiterman from Literature in the Making (1917) “Don’t think of yourself as a poet, and don’t dress the part. “Don’t classify yourself as a member of any special school or group. “Don’t call your quarters a garret or a studio. “Don’t… Read More
Unidentified participant: Mr. Faulkner, you may have touched on this previously, but could you give some advice to young writers? What advice would you give to young writers? William Faulkner: At one time I thought the most important thing was talent. I think now that—that… Read More
Originally published in World Literature Today. Images via Defining Myself Secondhand.