July 10, 2012
Great article on Writing
“Solving the Mystery of Writing"
Did you know that when asked, an estimated 75% of people will say that they want to write a book? But 75% of people aren’t writing books, are they? There are probably a good number of people who are closet writers that we don’t know about, those who say they want to write, but aren’t able to produce a measurable word count, and those who are actively pursuing their dream.
It’s wonderful to want to write a book, but I’d like to share some advice for those people who REALLY are going to write a book. It’s for those people who aren’t content to just think about writing, they are willing to get down in the depths of that bottomless pit of writing knowledge–that black hole of possibilities in which you can change one word, turn around a sentence, and find the heart of your writing. If so many people want to write a book…. What stops people from writing? I could just answer that with—life in general. But to be more specific, I’ll mention a few roadblocks on my path to becoming a published author, as well as some popular roadblocks that have planted themselves in front of others.
Lack of clear, defined goals
Lack of knowledge/understanding of the mechanics of writing
Lack of motivation
Empty bellies that need filled
Wiping noses and changing diapers
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