on Helping Writers become Authors:
Like any good story, the writing life is a tale of deceptive depth.
At first glance, it offers up a shiny, artsy, fun cover. Become a Writer! its title beckons, and its first chapters lure us in by fulfilling all these initial promises.
But the deeper we get, the further we go, the more we realize there’s more to this story than meets the eye.
There’s more adventure, more conflict, more drama, and more comedy than we could ever have realized.
In short, there are many different misconceptions about being a writer.