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creative writing as an act of courage

Courage is the ability to persist despite insurmountable odds.

By logic, that means to be discouraged is to face insurmountable odds and just…stop.

Being a writer is a courageous profession. First of all, no one thinks of you as an artist but you. If you’re lucky, friends and family think you’re very talented at an activity that they would do if they only had time to do it. Success is measured by the number of fans who don’t care about you at all, and only care about the next…



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M. M. De Voe

Fictionista, collector of obscure awards, admirer of optimists in the face of dread. Author of Book&Baby, an acclaimed guide for writer-parents. mmdevoe.com