Quote Originally Posted by Harlequin View Post
well to clarify it's not that I don't appreciate tips, but anything longer than a short internet article and my attention wanders >.> I seem to have real trouble with the abstract concepts unless I can see them in practice (hence fiction).

I think it's just a learning method issue. Was the same in school--can't stand lectures or long nonfiction reads (unless history).
I have to be very interested in a writer, and with bios, with the person. Mailer just happens to be an interesting guy to me.