If I could offer one piece of advice to an aspiring writer, it would be to start writing now.
You can read every style manual, how-to-article, and book on the craft, but it won’t replace the physical task of putting pen to paper. Whether your aim is to create a popular blog or write a bestselling novel, you must sit down and start somewhere. Read more
Do you believe in luck? Most people do. From a young age you’re exposed to it’s existence. That one kid who always seems to win the school raffle. That friend who never gets the blame for anything, despite being the main instigator. Sheer blind luck, the only explanation!
Then, as you grow up, your belief in “luck” is reinforced. You do badly on a test, and watch as a classmate (who seems less studious than you) passes by the skin of their teeth. You don’t make the school football team, your friend gets picked every time. Lucky f**ker! Read more