How do you become good at writing?

I want to become really good at writing so i can write an original epic manga, Naruto and many other manga's are my inspiration and i know that one day i will make my own manga. Im 16 years old and i began drawing when i was 3 and i still do it. Masashi Kishimoto is the creator of Naruto, he is my idol and my biggest inspiration and we share the same birthdat: 8 November.

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In my experience the best way is purely to read allot. Keep reading and expanding your vocabulary constantly as well as inspirations. Other than that you can read into basic styles and techniques but you mainly have to work that out for yourself. Its not easy to tell someone how to write as everyone has their own sort... More
Answered By: Michael - 2/14/2011
The only way you can get good at writing is to write. A lot.
Answered By: HP Resource - 2/14/2011
Read, read, and read some more. Read from several genres. Read books, magazine, comic books, cereal boxes... More
Answered By: Bookworm0o0 - 2/14/2011
You write a lot. You read a lot. You take creative writing courses. I don't know that any of this applies to manga since it's a comic book, but...
Answered By: Ʊ ɉųɳǝѢųǥ Ʊ ɱųʂɫ ɭǫɤǝ ᵭǫǥʂ - 2/14/2011
Read and wright continuously... if you cant read at the time, pretend to right everything that's going on as if it was a story, and "right it out in your head"
Answered By: Barney Stinson - 2/14/2011
1. Practice, practice, practice... More
Answered By: Mrs. U - 2/14/2011
The best authors work hard at their craft and take good criticism when it is offered. I hate to be cliche, but practice truly does make perfect. Write, rewrite and get people who you know are talented to take an honest look at your work. Take their critiques (with a grain of salt of course, some writing is subjective... More
Answered By: einmana - 2/14/2011
Woot woot, Naruto all the way! :D... More
Answered By: A Meat Popscicle - 2/14/2011
its actually afact that no one can be taught to write fabulously. i appreciate and understand your love for manga, i have mates who idolise Kishimoto n can draw almost... almost as beautifally! the only advice i can give is my very own abbreviation: REWL but i knda say it as RULE lol! it stands for Read, Expand, Write... More
Answered By: Rima Rashid - 2/14/2011
Practice. Don't sit down to write the great American Novel, sit down to write. Just write. Even if you don't finish everything is practice!
Answered By: Julian Greystoke - 2/14/2011
The obvious answer is read and write, courses, discipline and taking advice and criticism as a way to grow and develop, etc. [All very important... More
Answered By: L22 - 2/14/2011
Try writing more. And read good things, unlike Naruto.
Answered By: Two Fisted Truth - 2/14/2011
Practice then more Practice. Great writers practice and craft their work intensely.
Answered By: AndrewM - 2/15/2011
use things that happen to you to start and let your imagination do the rest
Answered By: Rebekah - 2/22/2011
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