You can be a writer.
Or at least that's what all the other writers keep telling me.
One of the funnier things I’ve noticed in life is that the people who are wealthy and successful often sell the “secret” to that success in a way that makes me wonder how much of that prolonged success is simply due to the speakers fees and passive income flowing from website resources.
In the same way, so it is with writers.
Some writers, at least.
I used to spend a silly amount of money each year
sniffing buying books about writing from the local Barnes and Noble.
How To Write Great Stories.
How To Create Great Characters.
How To Be A Productive Writer.
How To Turn Your Words Into Dollars.
How To Set Up Clever Plots.
How To Do A Better Job Using The Hero’s Journey Structure Than George Lucas Did In His Blatant Beat-For-Beat Star Wars Rip-Off.
I think you understand the kind of books I’m talking about. Stephen King’s book On Writing is a kind of classic, and it’s pretty good and he’s actually a successful writer, though King has a sick mind and probably despises everything about people like me judging by his Twitter/X activity, but the point is that his book probably has some writerly value.
I mean, I could certainly use some help with my run-on sentences, for sure.
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