Is there something noble — or inevitable — in suffering for art? Or can you relax, practice mindfulness, and do your best writing?<
Must writers be self-destructive and unhinged to be masters of the craft? Creativity is an elusive animal, and there is no magic formula to harness it.
Borrowing lessons from sports and chess, you can find success as a writer by mastering fundamentals, optimizing your efforts, and meeting the challenges in front of you.