The Joy of Nonfiction
I’ve long been a fan of nonfiction. As a teen, I sought direction from the likes of Dale Carnegie, Stephen Covey and Seth Godin. As an introvert, How to Win Friends and Influence People played an important role in my success as a person. Despite the classic novels I was forced to read in school, nonfiction is what I desired to read. It not only made me feel smart, but encouraged me to seek goals and to create new ones. It was, and still is, a source of information and personal fulfillment.
I have carried over this art into my own writing, finding nonfiction to be my genre of choice for several books so far. My first was a brief story of how I was able to use my introvert personality to my advantage. I followed this up by writing about pursuing our creative dreams in Believe: Harnessing the Power of Your Inner Artist. My work has no doubt been influenced by the hundreds of nonfictions...
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