"You can write twice as well now as you ever could. All you need to do is write truly and not care about what the fate of it is.
Go on and write. "
On May 10th of 1934, a month after the publication of his new novel, Tender Is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote to his friend, Ernest Hemingway, and asked for his honest opinion on the book — a tale about Dick and Nicole Diver, a couple based largely on mutual acquaintances of both Fitzgerald and Hemingway: Gerald and Sara Murphy.
Hemingway certainly responded with honesty. His engrossing reply — a letter that contains plenty of advice for any writer — can be read below.
READ MORE: http://www.lettersofnote.com/2012/04/forget-your-personal-tragedy.html