Russell Blake–recently featured on page one of Wall Street Journal for his world-class writing prolifics. I know from experience that the more books you have out there, the more you sell (what a concept). Rulless takes this to the extreme.
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I am proud to be the one who has Russell Blake explaining how anyone can become a prolific author. Maybe not as good as he is. His Jet Series for example is outstanding, but at least you won’t have to suffer from a perceived writer’s block.
I was asked to write a blog about how to be prolific. I suppose I’m guilty of putting out a lot of product, so if not an authority on the topic, I can at least speak to it.
First, you need an idea that moves you. Let’s say it’s “Ninja beavers battle land developers.” I’ll sit down and write out a one or two paragraph outline that describes the story – the beginning (set-up, character intro, initiating event), the middle (trials and tribulations, crisis, redemption), and end (resolution). That gives me a roadmap to follow, and enables me to easily see whether I’ve…
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