On Writing Well

An interview with Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell


In this interview, Malcolm Gladwell explains his writing process and where good ideas come from. He reveals what makes a great writer and why making mistakes is normal. He then outlines the importance of editing and being self-critical.


"Be self-critical. Be capable of doing 10 wraps or something if necessary. Be self-aware. You have to be on speaking terms with your flaws and you have to know what you do badly and compensate for it."


On Writing Well
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