Tuesday, March 31, 2009


Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen reviews Andrew McAleer's The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Novelists at The Adventurous Writer.com and plucks out a few quotes to create "8 Habits of Highly Effective Writers." Habit #7:

Get used to disappointment. “A writing career is nothing more than a long series of disappointments punctuated by occasional moments of success,” writes Michael Bracken in 101 Habits of Highly Successful Novelists. “Maintaining a long writing career involves a little bit of talent, a little bit of luck, and a great deal of determination.”

1 comment:

Kevin R. Tipple said...

Good stuff and congrats on being in the book. I think number three on the list on the blog most applies to me. You and Dave Z. and a few other folks set the bar pretty damn high.