It’s just as hard to write a bad novel as it is to write a good one. And if a writer does come up with a manuscript worthy of publication, it is assured that many pages of unpublished material have preceded it.
Harper Lee

It’s just as hard to

I don’t worry so much about readers being able to identify with my characters on a surface level, you know, the latest slang, TV shows, etc. I feel like when you completely inhabit the character and pour it out straight from your heart then the identification with the reader comes at a much deeper level, an identification that doesn’t really have anything to do with gender, age, etc., but universal human truths.
R.A. Nelson

I don’t worry so much