‘Many fledgling writers misplace a lot of energy worrying about how to get their writing published. That energy is much better spent using writing to deeply explore yourself and the type of stories that only you can tell. Try to find the types of stories that you get a delicious thrill out of writing whether or not they eventually get published.
That’s one of the most important rewards of writing and one of the most important keys to eventually getting published. Oh yeah, that and not listening to my annoying writing tips’.