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Scott Lax Blog

You Have to Tell A Story

If there is one piece of advice I have for creative writers of all kinds, it's this: You have to tell a story. You can't just type in information and hope that readers will find it interesting.

There are millions -- billions -- of interesting stories. Everyone has one. Everyone's grandparents have one; everyone's pet has one.

What makes us writers is that we take information or imagination or both and tell a story. It's the simplest and most complicated thing. Tell a story.  Read More