How can you find the story you are supposed to write? The most important truth to carry with you as you journey forth to find your next story is: it doesn’t matter how you find your next story.  Writing a story that can change your life means allowing material that is bubbling in your non-conscious […]

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April 16, 2019

THE WRITE TO HAPPINESS AND THE ETERNAL QUESTION: WHAT SHOULD I WRITE?

The basic unit of writing to happiness is the fictional story.   A story is a specific unit.  It has a beginning, middle, and end.  It has a protagonist and an antagonist.  It has a theme, though usually you can wait it out and the theme will sneak up on you.  It has obstacles, helpers, […]

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April 16, 2019

The Write to Happiness: What is a Story?

“A guy comes home from college to find his mother sleeping with his uncle, and there’s a ghost running around.  Write it good, it’s Hamlet; write it bad, it’s Gilligan’s Island.”  Lorne Michaels “Remember: when people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly […]

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April 16, 2019

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