Josh Magill on Learning to Be a Writer

Excerpt from Beyond the Margins:

My professor was trying to teach me that all writing was hard work—complete with difficult thinking and research—and was not something to take for granted.

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I must understand that success often comes slowly as well, not instantly or without hard work and some rejection. Did I truly know how to write a story? Did I understand that opening up to my writing fears was the only way to access the good stuff inside?

Read the full here.

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