‘Real’ Writers Don’t Take Shortcuts.

Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions Blog that tells us ‘Real’ Writers Don’t Take Shortcuts

Meg Dowell Writes

It’s the ultimate dream of many writers — being able to hold something in their hands that they poured every ounce of their energy and self into.

A published book. An article in a well-known magazine. A real, tangible, readable symbol of their hard work and dedication that says, “I did a thing. I wrote something good enough to get published and no one can take that away from me.”

So why is it that so many writers dream of this moment but don’t make the time to sit down and actually write a book or a magazine article? Why is it that so many people seek out the best writing and publishing advice they can find, yet still find themselves flailing when they don’t take any of that advice still expecting to succeed?

Here are a few truths most aspiring writers probably need to hear:

  • You will almost never…

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