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As an Aspiring Writer...

I was like a calf staring at a new gate. I kept wondering, Where do I start? The answers were many, but when broken down, doable. That was not my issue.

  • Problem: Aspiring writers often get lost in the details of studying writing craft. One rabbit trail leads to another, and that's frustrating.

  • Solution: Your future arrives one choice at a time. Choose to keep it super simple.

Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. — Neil Gaiman

For instance, download the Book Ideas Checklist. Then have fun!

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  • Learn from a true-life writing adventure that moves a story from good to great. It's not linear, more like spaghetti.

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