The Adequate Writer: Perseverance
Know what separates the people who’ve published books from the people who haven’t? You think it’s connections, talent, luck, skill, but it’s something a lot more basic–it’s tenacity. It’s perseverance. It’s not giving up. It’s sticking with a piece after you screech and tear your hair out. It’s staying put, bum to chair, for as long as it takes.