HAVE A CORE PRINCIPLE – EVERYTHING ELSE IS TACTICS
This is the sixth post in the series of 15 lessons taken from the book MANDELA'S WAY written by Richard Stengel .
EXTRACT : "Nelson Mandela is a man of principle – exactly one : Equal rights for all , regardless of race , class or gender . Pretty much everything else is a tactic . "
And I think that sums it up . It's self-explanatory . Within the realm of writing , do you think that there are core writing principles that cannot be compromised ? For example , some writers believe that you must write ONLY what you know ; others feel that you must "think out of the box" … Do you agree ? What is your core writing principle ?