The Benjamin Franklin Method: How to (actually) learn to write.

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The Benjamin Franklin Method: How to (Actually) Learn to Write
Benjamin Franklin may be the most prolific man in all of American history.In his NYT bestselling Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, Walter Isaacson writes of Franklin—

“[He was] the most accomplished American of his age and the most influential in inventing the type of society America would become.”

Franklin’s literal rags to riches story is jam-packed with insights on writing and a better life.

Born into poverty with 16 siblings, Franklin dropped out of school at age 10. How did Benjamin Franklin go from primary school dropout to the most accomplished American in all of history?

I wanted to find out.

In my own quest to teach myself how to write, I dug into Franklin’s autobiography. Guess what? He wasn’t born with it.

By his late twenties, Franklin had become independently wealthy through his publications of the Pennsylvania Gazette and his famed Poor Richard’s Almanack.

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