Well, that's the million-dollar--or billion-dollar if you're J.K. Rowling--question, isn't it? What makes a writer famous? Well, the answer is very simple: Their Writing. That's it. Now, you probably thought it was the marketing, the book sales, book signings, press conferences, interviews, paid appearances in The Daily Show, Oprah, and all that other stuff, right? … Continue reading What Makes A Writer Famous?
The time is 7:30 P.M. What?! How?! I think as I look around frantically for a way out. Something flashes to my right and then my left. I try to follow it with my eyes but it’s too fast. I spot something flash through my periphery as it gets closer. I go to move to a different spot but I can’t. I’m stuck.
The thing about writing is that you have to get into a state of flow with it. Not think too much about the story structure or plot or precision with which you write or any of that stuff.