Who exactly is to blame for the monstrous idea of the tortured artist?
Some point to The Sorrows of Young Werther by Goethe but certainly western culture has promoted the idea of the artist as a troubled outsider. Someone who can’t get along and has to resort to art including writing as a means to communicate the awful truth that is within them.
Well it’s nonsense of course. Writing a book is as easy as telling a story. It’s just a long story. Maybe it has lots of details or colorful characters. But it’s just a story.
We tell ourselves stories every day. Including the one that writing is hard.
Writing is not hard. Writing is easy if you know what you want to say. The really simple advice is to think about what you want to say and then say it.
If you would like to tell a longer story in the form of perhaps a book then you may have to think a little longer before you say what you want to say.
So maybe writing isn’t that hard at all. Maybe it’s the preparation that is actually the challenging part.
Luckily, I’ve made both tasks very simple. I just finished writing three books using my new method and I find it enjoyable easy and fun.
It’s also fast. I wrote one full length book in about 30 days. I wasn’t even trying to beat a record. I was just trying to tell a story.
You can tell yourself a different story about writing. That it can be easy and fun. You can prove it to yourself by checking out our method. We have an audio program designed for you to get started today. It’s 55 minutes long and includes a 22 page PDF document that you can print out for reference.
The truth is I used to believe the story that writing is hard. I found out it was a lie. I would like to save you The trouble of believing a destructive lie as quickly as possible. Because then you can get down to the business of having fun writing a book.
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