Goodreads asked Janine Mendenhall:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Janine Mendenhall I never really understood this, until now. But the truth is: great writing is actually rewriting and rewriting and rewriting . . . I've studied many books and have talked to some excellent authors, and, besides God's grace, it all amounts to how many times one is willing to rewrite lines, scenes, chapter, etc. The other important advice is to use the DELETE key regularly, which is just another way of saying the same thing.

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