One Thing Every Writer Must Know …

Last week, I was in Barnes and Noble doing a book signing. A young boy, Ian, walked up to the table. He was about seven and holding a massive stack of books. He stared at me with a determined look. After a few moments, his dad nudged him and Ian asked, “How do I become a writer?”

“Well,” I smiled, “Do you like using a pen, pencil, computer or typewriter? Ian, if you can write, if you can put words to paper, you are a writer. You never need anyone else to tell you that you are a writer."

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