"Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer." Barbara Kingsolver
Approach your writing with kindness to yourself and dedication to your craft. Remember, you improve your skill with practice. The joys, hardships, and challenges of disciplined writing will reward you with artistic prose. And the discovery that writing is an art form. Self-discovery through self-expression leads to universal truth and themes reflecting our culture and the human experience.