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Writing Tips from Ian McEwan: Read and Avoid Creative Writing Programs

In this interesting interview with author Ian McEwan (Atonement, Solar), the Booker Prize-winning novelist offers advice to aspiring writers: READ. The admonishment comes after he roundly dismisses undergraduate writing programs as ?a vehicle for mass ignorance? and ?deathly,? which, having attended one myself, I?m in complete concurrence. McEwan?s observation (like his books) has a bit […]