Patricia Cornwell’s Creative Techniques

Surely the way to learn how to be a writer is not through brain training (as I’m always espousing) but to convey some hitherto unknown secret about the structure of a bestselling book. Well you don’t write great books with templates or grammar rules, you write them with your mind and brain. If you want to be more creative you have to do some work on your brain.

As a bit of food for thought, and living proof that successful bestselling writers use brain training techniques without even knowing it, check out these clips by Patricia Cornwell as she talks about using techniques very similar to my own.

And this:

What she is describing there is a form of hypnosis or brain training where the sound and sight of the water lowers her brain wave state to a more creative level.

Allowing your subconscious to work through you is the way creative people do what they do, and the more successful ones know how to to do this intuitively.


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