10-second review: Figure out how to make writing a permanent part of your life. Don’t worry about publishing. Just worry about how to keep writing. Janet Burroway.
Title: “Building from Ideas, Details and Honesty.” Alfrieda Abbe. Interview with Janet Burroway. The Writer (December 2009), 20-23; 55.
Quote: “Figure out how you are going to make writing a permanent part of you life. This is more important than getting published. Getting published matters because it gives you the courage to go on…. All you can do is figure out how you’ll keep at it.” Janet Burroway.
Comment: I think that some pretty good advice. You learn to write by writing. Try different genres. But write every day. RayS.