Today’s Topic How reading and fiction help in more ways than entertainment
If you are anything like me. You feel a bit guilty when you set a side time to create fictional work. Best case scenario in our minds is that we create something that enough people enjoy to help us feed our families.
However, the reality is that it could take years to build up enough fans to start writing full time as a fiction author. And for most of the people I know who write creating good books can feel more like a resource drain than an investment in our future.
We need to realize our fiction is more than just entertainment
Reading books actual paper books is a good thing for people to do. And reading books that entertain people can help in more intangible ways than non-fiction books.
However, most people do not know the intangible benefits of writing fiction. Join Michael and I as we look at the benefits people receive reading fiction.
Podcast Show Flow
- More than possible fame and less possible fortune
- People need to escape
- Improves peoples focus
- Improves creativity
- Improves cognition
- Increases empathy
- Helps elevate boredom
The Worldbuilding Task for the Day
Plan three hours a week to world build and storytelling.
The Real-world Task for the Day
15-minute challenge Take a photo three times a week of you working on worldbuilding or storytelling tweet it to @JefferyWIngram on twitter or share it on facebook for heaps of praises. Winner will get bonus xp
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