BY Ruby Johnson
His pyramid of writers brings home the level of the individual writer. From wannabe’s at the bottom of the pyramid to breakout hit at the very top requires the writer to determine which level he is at and work to move up the pyramid. Says Bell, “The writer needs to develop a plan for his or her career.” What does that take? The book is divided into three sections; reconnaissance, tactics, and strategy. The short, chapters share real answers to these questions. The book is full of how-to topics on the craft such as:
- Develop the mental discipline to produce 6 days a week.
- Don’t give up.Writing requires a good deal of self-motivation.
- Develop a writing improvement program.
- Use a notebook.
- Read the books written in your genre that you like. Find passages that you like and put them in your notebook.
- Read and reread how-to books.
- Attend conferences to increase your knowledge
- Actively participate in a writer’s group
- Learn to accept criticism, dust yourself off and keep writing.
Want more, go buy his book!
The Art of War For Writers