I have something to confess to you.
Some may be turned off by it at first but, should you follow me until the end, you’ll be rewarded with insights into what’s made me successful as a writer and writing coach.
I am a conservative.
This is not a political argument. This is a philosophical one. As a writer, as a writing coach, I am conservative. My process is old-school; it's grounded in ancient teachings.
Why? Because history doesn’t lie, and humility is the best policy. For centuries, people have developed the disciplines that make for great writing (grammar, logic, and rhetoric.)
For centuries, people have had a massive impact using these three disciplines known together as the Trivium. They have studied, refined, and executed the Trivium and achieved great success.
The clients I work with are amazed by how the Trivium changes them. Put like this, though, it may be unclear why that...