Trying to Teach Yourself to Be a Writer? Follow Ben Franklin’s Secret

by Shane Snow
This post originally appeared on our sister site, Contently’s The Freelancer. When Benjamin Franklin was a boy, he yearned for a life at sea. This worried his father, so the two toured the various trades in 18th-century Boston until Ben found something else he liked: books. Eagerly, Ben’s father set his son up as an apprentice at a print shop.Read the full article