If you think its about a criuse ship hitting an iceberg, you are so wrong

That’s not the story. And it’s not about the evil empire taking over the universe and it’s not about a shark terrorizing a summer resort and it’s not about hunting children as a game in the future.

So many people try to write these ideas as stories and then get totally stuck. Even they get bored. Why? Because no one cares about spaceships or the melting of icecaps or a big asteroid that’s about to hit the earth.

We care about people. Titanic is s a story about two lovers on a boat. Jaws is a story about three men who want to kill shark. It’s about a young girl trying to survive.

When we write about people; and their emotions, their triumphs and their challenges, we start to engage our audience.

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About 3by3 writing method

The author of 12 books, half of them textbooks, two novels and three self help. has struggled with his challenges of completion, distractions, plotting and writers block. Finally after getting stopped I stopped and analyzed what was going on and spent a lot of introspection, research and reading trying to locate the source of these issues. The result of was the 3by3 writing method - a three step program to start and then continue the process of completing a story all the way to publication.
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One Response to If you think its about a criuse ship hitting an iceberg, you are so wrong

  1. Esther says:

    Yes, yes. I just read one of the most wonderful children’s books of all time, pub in 1953: Shadrach by Meindert Dejong. It’s about a little Dutch boy’s intense emotions concerning his black rabbit, illustrated by the boy’s singing the old hymn “fairest of ten-thousand to my soul” to this pet. Dejong was the first American to win the international Hans Christian Anderson award. So simple, so profound, so touching.

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