Goodreads asked Edward L. Lanner:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Edward L. Lanner Write down in one or two heartfelt sentences why you want to be a writer; when times become challenging, re-read this and take up your pen afresh.

Read widely across genres and styles, write and re-write until you find your Voice. Get as much independent feedback as you can. Review others’ work and consider what works and why it works. Consider objectively the feedback you receive.

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