Writing and Other Afflictions

"If it was easy, everyone would do it." –Jimmy Dugan, "A League of Their Own"

The Life of Lee

Perseverance. It’s often the last ingredient in a successful career, after talent, practice, and passion. Here, Elizabeth Bear links to another post that describes that process for 2012’s Best Director Ang Lee, and adds her own insight.

Me, I’m still on that road, about ten or so years into Taking Writing Seriously. Maybe fifteen depending on how you measure it. But yeah, it’s comforting to know that the stack of rejections I’m accumulating is the norm and not the exception.


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