Story Genius Book Review

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By: Lisa Cron

Fiction

288 pages

Story Genius is a foolproof program that saves writers from penning hundreds of pages only to realize that something’s not working and they have to start again. Informed by story consultant Lisa Cron’s science-based insights into how story structure is built into the architecture of the brain, this guide shows writers how to plumb the nitty-gritty details of their raw idea to organically generate a story scene by scene. Once writers reach the end of Cron’s program, they will have both a blueprint that works and plenty of compelling writing suitable for their finished novel–allowing them to write forward with confidence.

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Top 5 Ways to Avoid Writing

We writers have a talent for not writing just as much as writing. Over the years I have discovered some of the secrets to this ancient art of procrastination. Here are a few.

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Writing⎟We writers are very talented at procrastinating. Here are a few ways we avoid writing!

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An Amateur's Guide to Minimalism

An Amateur’s Guide to Minimalism

As an amateur myself, I’m not here to boss you around. Rather, I’m here to share some of the tips I’ve learned about minimalism over the past year to hopefully get you started toward the lifestyle you want to live.

When most people think of minimalism, they often think of the extreme version: no car, no furniture, one outfit, and so on. In fact, I would not be surprised if most people’s image of the minimalist lifestyle was that of the hippie hobo, the privileged kid trying to be superior by rejecting the “capitalist agenda”.

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