Goodreads asked Jeff Povey:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Jeff Povey Believe in yourself. Don't copy others. Go with your instincts and not what you read in a Writers Guide. Write great characters that readers fall in love with. You can be complex, but don't complicate. I always think simple is best. Boy meets girl can be told a million different ways and maybe your take on it just happens to be the one everyone loves. But most of all, love what you write, and write what you love. I write things I'd watch or read. I don't care what or how others write, I'm only here to please myself.

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