How far would you go for a novel? Andy Weir wrote a computer program. Not one that would write the novel for him, mind you. This would spoil all the fun. But one that calculated the flight routes on Mars so that his story would be as close to reality as possible. His story of
All beginning are hard. But this is the beginning of an adventure.
Story writing ideas: 5 hacks to beat the blank page foreverThe lies we tell ourselves every day are deep-seated. Thank you, society. Myths and misconceptions about ideas and creativity are so deeply rooted in our thinking that we barely recognize them anymore. “I’m not a creative person.” – as if Hemingway was born with pen and paper. “I just
How to become a great storytellerGreat storytellers are rare. But their impact on society is profound. J. K. Rowling, George R. R. Martin, Chris Nolan, Martin Luther King Jr. … What is so special about them? Are there unique qualities to superb storytellers that make them stand out from everyone else? And if there are, can
How to be creative and why you shouldThe 10 steps to happinessCreativity is contagious. Everybody dreams of creating something meaningful.When I speak to people about being creative, they seem to light up after a while, fueled by their own story writing ideas, musings, and ponderings of what they always wanted to do. But the fire expires quickly. Why?