Writing a Good Story Is Like Building a Tower of Lies

A tower of lies or a tower of myths? Lies are negative things, hurtful things. Lies are told in secret whispers or dark shadows. Myths, well, those are told in the open. And who could seriously blame them? Mythology is a wondrous and powerful claxon of an author’s being. A good story flows like a river of blood through an author’s veins. It is written and labeled as “fiction” so that it is NOT a lie.

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Writers don’t build towers of stone – they are adventurers afraid of heights. They build towers of lies, to inspire those building towers of stone to build faster and build better, or to help those who lack the materials or the skills to build towers of stone to get an idea of how it feels to own one and live in it.

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