Practical articles on writing are helpful to read. This one tells it like it is. Writing is hard work and is accomplished with consistency.
Last week a former student from the college where I teach asked me to meet with him to discuss career direction. He wants to be a writer.
The first thing I told him—in spite of my usual rants on originality—was, “Don’t quit your day job.”
Cliché, perhaps. Truth, absolutely.
He nodded and chuckled. Not exactly the sage advice he was hoping for from a professional writer. However, I figured if I started with the hard cold facts, everything else would be warm and fuzzy. Click here to read the rest of this interesting article.