Tip of the Week #57
The I’m Not Old Enough Excuse… I was going to do a blog on this, then decided to make it a tip of the week. (For those who do not get the Tip of the Week on Teachable, this is what they are like.) So then I got lazy and decided to just put this up on YouTube instead of doing a blog about it. So here is Tip of the Week #57. Warning to writers: It has the swear word “Practice” in it.
Chapter 11: Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: Writers Don’t Need to Practice
Series Note: I am now working on updating each chapter and putting together this book, finally, after over 100,000 words that started back in 2009. So I am updating each chapter and putting it up here now for those who have not seen them. One new updated chapter every few days will still take me all summer to finish. Feel free to make comments and talk about each topic. And again, anyone who has donated over the years will get a free electronic version of the book when it is all done. Thanks again for the support! — This myth, that writers don’t need to practice, is so damn silly…
Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: Writers Don’t Need to Practice
This myth, that writers don’t need to practice, is so damn silly when looked at with clear vision, it seems I wouldn’t need to talk about it at all in this book. But frighteningly enough, it is one of the worst myths running, one of the deepest myths functioning in every writer’s head, and often the real difference between a good non-sold writer and a long-term professional writer. And it can also be the difference between a selling professional and a bestseller. Practice. The ugly word for writers. I have touched on this in a number of ways and in a number of other chapters, but let me try to…