Goodreads asked Philip S. Davies:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Philip S. Davies Just write! There's no substitute for practising your craft. Have a go at lots of different forms, styles and genres until you find what you enjoy and could be good at. Then it's a question of determination: to finish the thing, to keep improving it, and to persevere in sending it out for publication (or publish it yourself).

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