Well, that's the million-dollar--or billion-dollar if you're J.K. Rowling--question, isn't it? What makes a writer famous? Well, the answer is very simple: Their Writing. That's it. Now, you probably thought it was the marketing, the book sales, book signings, press conferences, interviews, paid appearances in The Daily Show, Oprah, and all that other stuff, right? … Continue reading What Makes A Writer Famous?
The thing about writing is that you have to get into a state of flow with it. Not think too much about the story structure or plot or precision with which you write or any of that stuff.
Okay, I guess I need to make some sort of point before this runs too long, and it would have to be this: never lose sight of why you picked up the pen in the first place. Always stay true to pen and craft, no matter what.