Do you ask yourself: am I good enough?

"But I think talent as a writer is hard-wired in, it's all there, at least the basic elements of it. You can't change it any more than you can choose whether to be right handed or left handed." Stephen King We spend our whole lives always chasing something, always telling ourselves we're not good enough. … Continue reading Do you ask yourself: am I good enough?

Authors and Readers, What do you think?

  As a professional novelist, are there "rough patches" in your books that you accept aren't as good or interesting as others or do you keep working until you polish every bit of prose to the same degree? In the writing of a manuscript, the answer to this would be yes, the latter. I insist … Continue reading Authors and Readers, What do you think?