Whenever aspiring writers send me their "fantastic, soon-to-be-bestseller" to compliment, I cringe. They've put a ton of effort into their manuscripts. They've neglected their family and social lives—and maybe even their paying jobs—to imbue their narratives with all the talent and skill they can … [Read more...] about Don’t Submit Your Writing Yet—Please!
how to become a writer
I want to share another excerpt from my book, Polish and Publish. It's about whether or not you have the temperament—and interests—to be a writer. How many times have you heard someone say, “I’ve always wanted to write?” Maybe you’ve said it yourself. An estimated 80 million Americans want to write … [Read more...] about Are You Cut Out to be a Writer?