020 - Becoming a Competent Self-editor



How deep does Impostor Syndrome run in a writer? Can a brother ever snap out of it and make the jump from poseur to”real” writer.

Also on the show, Dan defends his assertion that Garcia-Marquez is better than Hemingway and then gives some tips on how to become a competent self-editor. Not an easy thing to do, but absolutely essential to art of writing well.

Mentioned on the show

Leaf Storm

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

How Benjamin Franklin learned to write

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez

Need proof that some people need to stop writing? Here you go :

Sex Raptor Butt Invasion by Chuck Tingle (Yep, this exists)

Taken by the T-Rex by Christie Sims

[Taken by the T-Rex by Christie Sims](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FI9JFFO/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B00FI9JFFO&linkCode=as2&tag=palfircre-20&linkId=Y3SNSDFHKVOPRQUH)

A little info on wild strawberries

 

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Dan’s Recommendation of the Month

Leaf Storm and Other Stories
by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez

Buy on Amazon:
http://bit.ly/Leafstorm