Talent is helpful in writing, but guts are absolutely necessary.
Read a few letters at Rotten Rejections to see some of the lines editors hurled at beginning writers. They didn't give up.
Today, write about your biggest writing related fear. What are you afraid of? Rejection by an editor, agent, family, friends?Or are you afraid of being a successful writer and everything that comes along with it.
Now get back to work! Submit, submit, submit!
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