Greatest Secret to Writing: Do You Know What It Is?
All the above suggestions are necessary for a writer to grow and polish his work, but they are not individually or collectively the greatest secret to writing.
Greatest Secret to Writing: The Answer
If you really want to be a writer then you must write. The act of writing is the greatest secret to writing.
Greatest Secret to Writing: A Little Advice.
If you want to write, then write. Write five pages a day, no more no less, but write that five pages religiously. Write when you’re sick; write when you’re well. Write when you feel like it; write when you don’t feel like it. Write when you’re up; write when you’re down. In a year’s time you’ll have 1,500 pages, (give or take). In ten years you’ll have 15,000 pages.
Greatest Secret to Writing: Ninety Percent and Ten Percent
I have followed that advice and I have had three technical manuals and one work of fiction published. Most of the words I’ve written, (probably ninety percent), are not worth the paper and ink I’ve expended… but they were necessary to get to the ten percent that makes me proud.
Greatest Secret to Writing: Nothing is Wasted
Actually the writings of the ninety percent are not wasted. They will give you an endless supply of ideas. They also demonstrate growth in your writing skills over time.
Greatest Secret to Writing: Writing When You Don’t Feel Like Writing
One of the most productive things a young writer can do is to write when he doesn’t feel like writing. It develops the qualities of persistence and patience in the writer. Both qualities are necessary for successful writers.
Greatest Secret to Writing: Set a Time
Set aside time everyday to write. Writing takes time and commitment.
Greatest Secret to Writing: Conclusion
To be a writer you must write.
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