Goodreads asked Michelle Zink:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Michelle Zink Of course, I always advocate the usual advice; read and write as much as possible. But I would add two other things. First, FINISH something. Finishing my first novel was a turning point in my career. Finally, I could see the process from start to finish and that gave me so much insight into the process. Second, LIVE. I begin to struggle writing when I've been in my comfort zone too long. It's good to have new experiences and different people and places to spark your imagination. And it's just more to write about!

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