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Do you think you can play the piano like Mozart without any lessons? Can you swim like a fish, never having been in the water before? What about fly an airplane like an expert pilot? Or even bake a cake without a recipe? This is a no-brainer. Of course you cannot. It does not take a genius to figure this out. No one would expect you to be able to do these things unless you were some sort prodigy. But yet on the same token, we expect to be able to write like a bestselling author on the first…Continue
Posted on April 16, 2018 at 6:02am
Creative writing is one of the most difficult jobs in the world. However, you really don't need a special talent for it. What you need is a paper, a pen and a very good imagination that is worthy of telling your story to other people.
With good imagination, you can really capture your audience's minds and keep them reading your work. However, you have to know that a good imagination is simply not enough when you are writing. You also need to consider quite a few things first…Continue
Posted on March 23, 2018 at 7:51am
Being a successful writer means different things to different people. Some people consider themselves successful to have one book published, while others strive to make writing books a career. Therefore, the what it means to be a successful author will differ depending on who you ask, but those who want to turn writing books into a business will share many of the same goals and apply similar tactics to reach them.
For example, successful writers begin their book project by…Continue
Posted on March 10, 2018 at 6:52am
"The major difficulty a writer must face has nothing to do with language: it is finding or making the circumstances that make writing possible. The first project for a writer is that of constructing a writing life." - David Huddle, The Writing Habit
The more you write, the more you will grow in your writing capabilities. While this concept isn't difficult or surprising, the problem persists in that writing often gets pushed into the margins of our…Continue
Posted on February 21, 2018 at 5:12am