Writing Drunk and Editing Sober: INFOGRAPHIC

By Dianna Dilworth Comment

The Expert Editor has created an infographic based on Ernest Hemingway’s famous advice  to “write drunk, edit sober”.

“Alcohol and writing certainly have a reputation as bedfellows, with famed authors David Foster Wallace, Edgar Allan Poe, Truman Capote, and Hemingway himself, being heavy drinkers,” explains the graphic. The image gives advice on just how much to imbibe to get the creative juices flowing without going overboard, as well as why coffee is the best drink for editing.

We’ve got the entire graphic for you after the jump.

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