September 14, 2018

Martin Amis on writing a great sentence


A great sentence is everything. One line can be utterly transformative–picking the reader up and setting them down in a completely different place–and captivating.

Martin Amis gave some terrific advice on constructing that oh-so-enchanting sentence: “Saying the sentence, self-vocalizing it in your head until there’s nothing wrong with it.”

Get the full insight below.

Stephanie Valente is the Digital Marketing Manager at Melville House.