No One Starts Out a ‘Good’ Writer | The Blank Page

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The Blank Page is a new weekly series on Novelty Revisions dedicated to any writer who is just beginning their journey or starting again after a long pause. Check back every Monday for more tips and inspiration.

How do you “get good” at something you have always wanted to learn?

The answer itself isn’t nearly as complicated as you might think. Pretty much everyone, expert or not, agrees that in order to improve a particular skill, one must practice that skill. How often and for how long is where the debate comes in. But even that isn’t the barrier preventing most beginning writers from, well … beginning.

You see, in order to “get good,” you have to first “be bad.” In gentler terms, you pretty much have to start from the ground if you want to build up a skill or get better at a certain hobby. No one starts…

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