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Is there an ideal intelligence required to write a bestseller?

Discussion in 'Philosophy' started by Ostronomos, Nov 14, 2021.

  1. rational experiences

    rational experiences Well-Known Member

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    I tried to publish and changed the book agenda Multi times.

    I began hearing science and as science was human theories by men I knew life was in danger.

    Yet I owned my spirit experience as just a human studying human healing.

    I had a lot of heard scientific technical data. Not anything I knew.

    So I tried and failed. So took to forums instead. As I knew sharing information was theist important. Not a human status of I gained this advice patent my beliefs.

    I think it kept me logically grounded. No matter what another human thinks about how I write when they never gained irradiation burning like my brain had.

    I am proud that I can still think and talk actually.

    So if you want to share my experience then maybe you also might learn like I had...life's unnatural attack is real. Instead of just reading the warnings safely.

    Kind of like why my brother wrote the book the bible.
     
  2. lewisnotmiller

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    Yup. You can learn writing, like any other skill.
    I know some MASSIVELY talented writers who have not had anything more than short-stories published. There is a lot to it, and a lot of competition.
    Still...IQ in and of itself isn't really the important thing.
     
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    One of my teachers used to tell me I needed to understand the rules/conventions so that I could choose deliberately when to break them. Developing one's own style is fine. Chaos less so.
     
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    His prose style was generally inelegant and pedestrian imo. As a creator of characters though, and as a storyteller, he was second to none.
     
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  5. Ostronomos

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    Insights into reality is what only the highest geniuses make. Sciforums failed to see this.
     
  6. Seeker of White Light

    Seeker of White Light Think before you speak....so stay silent.

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    Do you see yourself as a genius?
     
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  7. exchemist

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    Oh I think the more serious posters there do quite well on that front (or did: the main interest there now seems to be the occasional drive-by nutcases). The ideas of people such as Einstein, Schrödinger, Heisenberg, Maxwell, etc. are treated with respect and interest.
     
  8. Polymath257

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    But failed insights are a dime a dozen. Maybe this is what they saw.

    I have more to say, but I suspect you won't want to hear it.
     
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