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Goodreads asked W. Richard Lawrence:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

W. Richard Lawrence Buy and read books on writing, find a group to join that works for you. Coming up with interesting stories is only half of it. You must learn how to tell it in a way that others will see what you see in your mind. That part can be learned through books, classes, conferences, and trail and error. Find someone to go over your work with, it doesn't have to be another writer, just another reader who likes the types of stories you want to write.

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