Marcos Brakenridge

Jun 14, 2021

6 min read

What It Takes To Be Successful In Your Field And Make More Money

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A friend who is a literary consultant, writer, and critic chatted with me recently about what it takes to be a successful writer.

“A lot of would-be writers,” he explained, “simply aren’t serious about wanting to write. They try for a little while but give up when they discover there is real work involved. I haven’t much patience with these people…