Archive for August 8th, 2008

Practice makes perfect

I was watching a programme last night called “The Making of Me”, about the violinist Vanessa Mae.

She was talking with a expert in some field or other (I can’t remember which), but something he said struck a chord with me. He said that professional musicians at the top of their game have one thing in common – they have expended at least 5000 hours each in practice before the age of 16.

It’s an old adage that to be a writer, you need to write and write. I suspect the 5000 hour figure might govern top quality authors too. I wonder how many hours I’ve spent writing so far? Now where did I leave that pencil and paper … ?

Add comment August 8th, 2008


Blog | About | 

Broken Evolution

Follow brendancody on Twitter

Substack Newsletter


Subscribe

Calendar

August 2008
M T W T F S S
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Posts by Month

Posts by Category