How I Wrote My First Book: The Art of Reverse Engineering

Make Anything Figure Out-able by Working Backwards

I’ve wanted to be a writer since I was eight.


In other words: I’ve spent countless hours in high school writing bad poetry. Essays, articles, and short stories in college. I wrote two novels in my 20’s. I’ve consumed more writing advice in my lifetime than a human should.

While that advice helped for crafting pretty sentences, it was missing something when it came to…



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Karla Starr

Karla Starr

Author x2, inc. Making Numbers Count (w/ Chip Heath). Behavioral science, cultural history, systems, numbers.