Chuck Palahniuk

13 Dicas Para Escrever

Chuck Palahniuk        Chuck Palahniuk ficou conhecido pelo público geral como autor do livro Fight Club, que deu origem ao filme Clube da Luta. Entretanto, o escritor norte-americano também escreveu ótimas obras, como se pode conferir nesta análise crítica feita pelo Alessandro Garcia para o Simplicíssimo.

        Fuçando no Rancho Carne , descobri uma dica que o Galera deu por lá e decidi arrastar pra cá: As 13 Dicas Para Escrever de Chuck Palahniuk. A tradução é por conta do freguês!

"Number One: Two years ago, when I wrote the first of these essays it was about my "egg timer method" of writing. You never saw that essay, but here's the method: When you don't want to write, set an egg timer for one hour (or half hour) and sit down to write until the timer rings. If you still hate writing, you're free in an hour. But usually, by the time that alarm rings, you'll be so involved in your work, enjoying it so much, you'll keep going. Instead of an egg timer, you can put a load of clothes in the washer or dryer and use them to time your work. Alternating the thoughtful task of writing with the mindless work of laundry or dish washing will give you the breaks you need for new ideas and insights to occur. If you don't know what comes next in the story… clean your toilet. Change the bed sheets. For Christ sakes, dust the computer. A better idea will come."

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