Goodreads asked R. Ann Humphries:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

R. Ann Humphries Make sure you write because you have to. Writing is not easy, and neither is publishing or marketing or editing or any other part of it. If you write because you want to, because you think it looks like fun, I might be a little worried about you. There are much easier ways to enjoy yourself.

If you HAVE to write, then you're going to, and you don't really need advice from anyone. But if I were to give you some anyway, it would be to listen to that little voice inside, the one that goes crazy when you don't write. It usually knows what it's talking about.

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