I never really understood why do people say: write about you know. Course it’s easy to write about something you’ve already seen or felt but where’s the sense of imagination then? That was the question for so long. Too long.
But today Stephen King thought me a lesson. Okay, way more than one. I’m reading his book ’On Writing’ currently and it’s fantastic. Not only he gives the reader practical advices but he also tells stories from his life as a writer. There are chapters where you laugh a lot and then there are some where you just want to have a drink with the old man and tell him you feel sorry cause that and that happened to him.
So, today he thought me that writing about what you know doesn’t always mean that you write about what you see. Sometimes it’s more likely about what you feel, think or imagine. Cause it’s all in you. You know it better than everybody else. Even though it might not resemble reality perfectly, the only thing that matters is you write the truth.
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