Accidentally Becoming a Master

The “Lifewriting” process for becoming a published writer has established four steps. Today we discuss step #5:

  1. Write a sentence a day
  2. Write 1–4 short stories per month
  3. Polish and submit for publication
  4. Don’t rewrite except to editorial request.
  5. Read 10X what you write.

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People often ask: “where should I submit my stories?” And my first answer is: “the same places you read them.” In other words, the fifth step is both…

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Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.

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Steven Barnes

Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.