Einträge in how to write a book
Why you suck at storytelling - thoughts on the most difficult craft in the world
How to become a great writer? #1
You know a good story when you hear one. But asking why exactly you liked or not liked it will leave you probably thinking. Identifying the key elements of a good story is not easy as it is intuitive and also different for everybody depending on the person’s mood, education and worldview.
But there are a few general things that should be considered.
Expectation vs. Reality for writers
11 great writing techniques that will improve your storytelling immediately!
The obvious answer would be: writing, writing, writing. Repeat. Be creative, learn the rules, break the rules. Have something to say, to critique, to solve an existential problem. Distill some life wisdom and translate it for the common people. Be entertaining or exciting. Make us f*cking CARE. And most importantly: do not be BORING!
11 steps to write a book
Every time I watch the Charles Bukowksi documentary "Born into this" I think:
What if I'd not studied chemistry but lived as a writing digital nomad?
What if I learned guitar at a young age?
What if I had parents who were writers?
Would I have become a writing hobo and died early?
There are many ways to write a book, but not many that will keep you sane or help you actually finishing your book project.