Summary of Margaret Atwood’s Masterclass on Creative Writing

26 key takeaways from the author of The Handmaid’s Tale

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  1. Don’t just “express yourself”. Because that’s probably just your ego shouting. Instead, aim to conjure up some curiosity, suspense, and interest for the reader.
  2. To be a writer, read more. When Margaret was a child, her family lived in the woods, where there wasn’t much to do…