TMM: Practice Makes Perfect

Sir Anthony Hopkins rehearses his lines some hundred to two hundred times. Ernest Hemingway rewrote the ending to “A Farewell To Arms” some 47 times.

Get the idea?

It takes a huge volume of work to become good at anything. It’s not a God-given talent, it’s not genetics, it’s not the environment. It’s not luck. It’s just practice. It’s just doing the work. Sit at your desk and write. Or draw. Do your thing. Keep doing it. Fail over and over again.

Practice makes perfect.

Quite the cliche, but the thing about cliches is that they’re all true.

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