The most important skill you’ll need as a career author

Good Advice. The real title for a writer should be rewriter.

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All career authors need to know how to write. Well, der, you didn’t pay good money to hear me say that.

But wait, let’s look more closely.

You need to know how to speak in public. You need to know how to work a Twitter account or a Facebook account or an Insta account or some other fun-times, social media account.

You need to know how to read a contract and, I don’t know, maybe you need to know how to lean forward when having your photo taken…

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But the most important skill, the one you absolutely must have, the one that will help you stay in the game and forge ahead, is the ability to rewrite.

Not only that, you need to know how to rewrite under instruction, quickly and with competence.

I’ve seen it many times. A manuscript comes in, it’s from an unknown author but it shows…

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