I love the way she breaks down the fears and intimidation around writing. You write, therefore you are a writer and you train accordingly.
I've written books, but this is my first novel of many to come whether they're pinky acclaimed or not. The legend I leave for my children--that I achieved my dreams--that's what I'm working toward. So...
...I'm going to keep with the advice of all the pioneers who had to lift as they climbed, and read, read, read. Then, write, write, write. And maybe Pin a little in between. Lol
I'm a writer. Not because I have sold millions of copies of my books. I'm a writer because that's what I dream about and what I wake up thinking about. It's what makes me happy.