I recently released a special report for students of my Write It Right course. It contains my notes on good writing as I have learned from reading Stephen King’s memoir ‘On Writing’.
To get your hands on this report, please sign up for the course. It’s free!
There is one thing that is common to you and me. We have this as the root of our relationship.
It is also common to any organisation, nation, economy, and civilization.
This one thing, if absent, will destroy the most the most successful business, bring down the most powerful government, put brakes on the most thriving economy, destruct the most influential leadership, the greatest friendship, and the deepest love.
But if developed and leveraged, this one thing has the ability to create unparalleled success and affluence in every dimension of life.
“You can approach the act of writing with nervousness, excitement, hopefulness, or even despair–the sense that you can never completely put on the page what’s in your mind and heart. You can come to the act with your fists clenched and your eyes narrowed, ready to kick ass and take down names. You can come to it because you want a girl to marry you or because you want to change the world. Come to it any way but lightly. Let me say it again: you must not come lightly to the blank page.” – Stephen King, On Writing
I came across this wonderful thought while reading King’s autobiography (for the third time!) last weekend.
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