Blog by Toby Welch

"Write What You Know About"

September 7th, 2014

I have always struggled with this piece of writing advice and I get disheartened when writers take it as gospel. Sure, I can see the merits of it in many instances. When you have been to the place that is the setting of your story, the writing will ring true. If you've slept on the 1,000 thread count sheets that your heroine swears by, you can describe the feeling with authenticity.

But ther ...