The Beginners Guide to Five-Figure Writing

Shaun Gurmin
Oct 16, 2019 · 3 min read

The Shortcut to Earning $10,000 per Month

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Would you like to make it big — like I have — and start earning five figures every month?

Don’t believe all that you read (except what I tell you) because making $10,000 per month isn’t difficult. You just need to put in effort, dedication, and join my Five-Figures in Thirty Days Programme.

But before I go whistling to the bank with all your money, I’m going to share with you three writing secrets that I guarantee you’ll not find anywhere else:

1. It takes a lifetime to master writing; but if you write twice as much, it’ll take half the time

Think about this, if I wrote only one word per hour for 10,000 hours, would I have become the writer that I am? No. Clearly the issue isn’t the number of hours but the use of time. Gladwell? More like Bullwell.

If you practised 12 hours per day, it would take you just over two-and-a-quarter years to accumulate 10,000 hours. That’s nothing! If you want to be a great writer, you need to practise not for years or decades, but lifetimes — several to be exact.

You must practise writing for 100,000 hours.

Now, this might sound like a lot, but trust me, once you start writing the time soon passes. If you practised for one hour each day, it’d take you 274 years to write as well as I do.

But if you’re serious about this, you’ll want to do three, six, even nine hours a day. I actually wrote for 25 hours per day which elevated me, in just under 11 years, to become the writer that I am.

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2. Open your back door

That’s right. Go out and have new adventures.

How can you truly be a writer and write like me if you haven’t encountered all there is to encounter?

You need to travel like a proverbial door, ready and open for any new experience to enter you.

I’m not talking about an around the world in 80 days sort of thing here.

To be a truly great writer, like me, you must spend at least one year in each of the 195 countries.

To immerse yourself into each country’s culture, I recommend you learn every language in every country you visit.

These language skills are essential for ordering macchiatos at Starbucks and McFlurries at McDonald’s.

I understand this may seem like a lot, but you have to stop seeing writing as a hobby and treat it as a business.

3. You must experience every experience

Now, going about collecting every possible experience is going to take a long time, but nobody said this was going to be a shortcut:

Spend some time as a dog, a house, even the Moon, and notice how it makes you feel. This is how you enrich your writing.

But to be a competent writer you must go a step further.

You must develop a profound understanding of people: spend a year as a Canadian, an Indian, a Moroccan, and a Martian.

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If you’ve written for 100,000 hours, travelled the world, learnt every language, and experienced every experience, then congratulations — you can graduate to my level 2 course.

If you found this helpful, look out for my advanced guide on how to be a six-figure writer, like me.

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