1st BOOKS: Stories of How Writers Get Started
First Books: Stories of How Writers Get Started hosts Wednesday guest authors blogging about how they first put pen to paper or got a book on store shelves. I also toss in the occasional "Poetry Tuesday" and other writing-related posts. My philosophy: If you think writers are born rather than made and brilliant writing is recognized immediately, those rejection slips for your novel—or story or nonfiction query, or (heaven help you) letter to your own mother—can seem a daunting thing; the truth is getting started as a writer takes hard work, persistence, and a bit of luck.
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