I didn’t know how to answer this question. Why do they write? No idea. I’ve always been sure of one thing only: they (we?) need an extremely valid reason to spend hundreds of hours sitting in a chair bleeding (a bit dramatic - I know - but it’s a famous Hemingway quote).
Writers always possessed a not so secret need to know sophisticated words, words no one else could understand. It makes us feel special, doesn’t it…
“Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That's why it's so hard.” Let’s assume that two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough was…
I encountered logical fallacies for the first time in this scene from the film ‘Thank You For Smoking’, and it was love at first sight. Joey: So what…
I just finished reading a book and, asked what it was about, my answer looked like this: “I know what it is, but just can’t say it.” It happened so…
99% of conversations on our planet end up like this: Everyone has one, yet it seems that opinions no longer have value as hardly anyone knows what they…
Every six weeks or so, I’ve got into the habit of sharing this essay on pitching. I find it extremely practical, and it always performs well (you read…
Most writers don’t know how to answer this question. Why do they write? I didn’t know either, but I’ve always been sure of one thing: we need an…
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