You are wrong about everything and so am I! This episode is much less about fiction and much more on human psychology. Why are we wrong? Why do we want to be right? How can we cope with the vast incomprehensibility of the universe? And why are political parties SUCH A JOKE?
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Book Review: Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson – 5 stars
Warbreaker is a wonderful stand-alone epic fantasy. There are 4 main POV’s, two sister princesses (one refined, one irreverent), a god returned from the dead, and a mysterious vagabond with a talking sword and a mysterious agenda. Brandon Sanderson does an excellent job building out his characters, who all sound unique and have their ownContinue reading “Book Review: Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson – 5 stars”
Recognizing Bad Social Research or News Articles
If you don’t have the time to read the whole article, ask yourself these questions every time you read some research or a news article: Did they recruit enough people from all appropriate groups to represent the population? (Recruiting) Did they ask non-biased and unleading questions which allow for neutral and other opinions? Did theyContinue reading “Recognizing Bad Social Research or News Articles”
Just keep learning the craft
Just keep learning the craft. Develop a habit of consistently consuming how-to-write content.
Just keep submitting
The last “just keep” you need to add to your writing habits is “just keep submitting” read more on my blog.
Just keep reading
The first rule of writing is to read! Learning through osmosis.
Why “just keep writing” is the best writing advice ever
Keep trying, keep failing, and watch the failures become more and more spaced out. Wannabes talk about writing, real writers actually write. Keep trying. No magic key. Just keep writing.
How to overcome getting overwhelmed and work efficiently
Use these rules and tools for greater efficiency and focus in managing your projects.
When the worst thing that CAN happen will ALWAYS happen (in fiction)
Write fiction where the next most LOGICAL thing happens, not always and only where the WORST thing happens.
How to discipline your creative brain
In short, rid yourself of the mindset that you have a Creative Brain and an Analytical Brain. Create a new mindset where you have 1 brain: A well-trained, well-practiced, and highly-disciplined Creative Brain.