Being a good writer is to discipline your own talent.
A REFLECTION ON NATURAL TALENT BY HANS TUZZI
“There is no writer without talent.” This is what Hans Tuzzi, an Italian writer and critic, affirms in his latest book How to write a crime novel…or any other novel. His essay is not a series of lectures on “how to write”, but a reflection on the power of the word, the strength of literature and Bildungsromans.
The central idea to Tuzzi’s reflection is that talent is essential. But talent must be disciplined. Every author, in fact, has his own style, but they have to study and practise in order to find the one which really belongs to them.