Writer, Teach Thyself

Posted On Jul 8 2013 by

At my last count, there were approximately 2.4 trillion blogs out there directed at fledgling writers. I’ll count again today and see if that’s changed, but for our purposes here, it should be close enough. So why, some of you say, should I write about writing on my real-writer’s blog? Because, says I and people who look smarter than me, the best way to learn any subject is to teach it. Lately I’ve been re-visiting Larry Brook’s Story Engineering and reading through his follow up, Story Physics. When I struggle with a topic in either book, I blog about it. …