Becoming a Master Writer in 10,000 Easy Steps

Talent is produced in the inglorious increments of constancy.

A writer’s work is never done.

When I first became a writer, I marveled at the magical worlds my favorite authors created — their lyrical prose, their riveting plots, their piercing characterizations. They wrote with such grace, such ease, that it seemed as if they’d been born writers, blessed with a talent and…