Don't make your mind up

headshot of Maria Tumarkin
Maria Tumarkin
10 August 2014
Maria Tumarkin

“Do not make your mind up before sitting down to write,” advises WV tutor Maria Tumarkin.

Maria’s latest book, ‘Otherland’, is part-memoir, part-reportage, part-investigation of mothers, daughters and the fate of the former USSR.




Maria's Writing Tip

Photograph of Maria Tumarkin with the following text: "Do not make your mind up - at all, or at least not completely - before sitting down, or standing up, to write."