Why An Unbelievably Tiny Fraction of Stories Are Addictive
What about the rest?
I speak to many writers — I know a lot of you wrote a book (or two), and it’s sitting on your computer. Why isn’t it a bestseller?
Famously, George Lucas was reading Joseph Campbell’s Hero with a Thousand Faces when he wrote Star Wars. He straight-up copied the “hero’s journey” in his script about a space…