15 Things All Writers Need to Be Successful

Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog with 15 things all writers need to be successful

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1. Mastery of a language.

2. An idea that sparks interest, excitement, deep thought, or a call to action.

3. Pen and paper, a phone with a keyboard, a laptop — nothing complicated.

4. The ability to sit still long enough to lose oneself in a story.

5. Basic research skills (internet access, a library, books, etc.).

6. Resilience — the ability to keep moving forward despite setbacks or obstacles.

7. Discipline — the ability to consistently learn, develop, and refine a habit or skill over a long period of time.

8. The desire to tell a story or share a piece of information.

9. Enough bravery and/or self-confidence to distribute your work.

10. The ability to accept and utilize criticism, whether positive or negative.

11. A willingness to constantly grow, adapt, and change.

12. An understanding that publishing is a team effort. Your way is not the only, or…

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