Philip Roth Was A Jerk, But His Advice For Writers Is Dead On

9 writing tips from the man who won more literary awards than any other writer, ever.

Linda Caroll
Inspired Writer
Published in
7 min readDec 29, 2022


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Philip Roth was kind of a jerk.

That’s not new. A lot of writers are jerks.

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