Posts Tagged ‘talent’

  • It’s Not How Good You ARE: It’s How Good You WANT To Be

    January 16th, 2020 | Talent | journalpulp | 6 Comments

    The most successful people in life aren’t particularly gifted or talented. They become successful, rather, by wanting to be successful. Genetic giftedness is a figment. There are really no such things as prodigies. Talent is a process. Have you ever observed that the smartest kids in school are almost never the ones who go on […]

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  • Writing Talent and the Dirty Little Secret of the Natural-Born Writer

    January 6th, 2012 | Writing Talent | journalpulp | 12 Comments

    There’s a dirty little secret about writing talent which editors and publishers don’t usually speak of, but which I’d like to share. That dirty little secret is this: Writing talent doesn’t really exist. As a matter of fact, there’s no such thing as innate writing talent, and the most important trait a writer can possess […]

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