Why Most People Fail At Writing, Period.

Categories Learn, Improve, Discover

This talk by John Truby focuses on Screenwriting, but the truths unearthed here are for Writing as a whole.

The point he’s making is that you have to be open to continuous learning from outside sources, not just your own writing journey. And if you’re undertaking a self-taught journey to become a writer, that means consuming as many writing books, and practicing the hell out of the craft while utilising the tools given by those books. Check out McKee, Truby and Field for important story structure tools.