Q: What do you think is the single most important quality for a good writer to possess?

A: A small, hard ego. Nothing big and puffed up. Nothing easily punctured. But a tiny kernel of confidence that can weather rejections and distractions and failure and keep them in the chair day after day pounding on the page.


R.W.W. Greene’s story “They Build ‘Em Tough on Magna Mater
in Metaphorosis Friday, 10 July 2020.
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