By Artur Ferreira
"Most of us had to deal with years of grammar and composition lessons and never really understood why we had to read books and write short stories, essays, and poems. And, today, with school long-gone, some of us still don’t like to read, and we rarely write anything other than business reports and emails.
"Going even further, most of us have no idea how to tell a story. We know we enjoy good stories (the movie theaters are filled with viewers night after night all over the world). But we have no idea how a good story happens.
"According to Isaac Asimov, one of the world’s great science fiction writers, there are no real ‘suggestions’ as to how to tell stories, but he does provide four key tips to help a young writer":