>How does one 'deliberately practice' writing?
2) Read works from great writers, figure out what they did that made them great
3) There are plenty of good books that will help you improve quickly when you are first starting. The key here is to work on improving, not just doing.
4) You really have to work at it. Stephen King suggested that aspiring authors should be working at improving their writing eight hours a day.
Some sample books to improve your writing skill:
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