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Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t

Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t

Author(s) Steven Pressfield
Publisher Black Irish Entertainment LLC
Published 2016-06-12
ISBN 9781936891504
Page Count208
Language es
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There's a mantra that real writers know but wannabe writers don’t.  And the secret phrase is this: 


Recognizing this painful truth is the first step in the writer's transformation from amateur to professional. 

From Chapter Four:

“When you understand that nobody wants to read your shit, you develop empathy. You acquire the skill that is indispensable to all artists and entrepreneurs—the ability to switch back and forth in your imagination from your own point of view as writer/painter/seller to the point of view of your reader/gallery-goer/customer. You learn to ask yourself with ev­ery sentence and every phrase: Is this interesting? Is it fun or challenging or inventive? Am I giving the reader enough? Is she bored? Is she following where I want to lead her?