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  • Susan May

Stealing Time & Debunking the Myths of Writing, No Time and Quality

There’s a myth that’s been doing the rounds since forever that in order to write quality fiction you need to spend years on it. It’s bunk.

Hugh Howey discussed this in a recent post in which he said,“The lie that a good novel takes five years to write needs to die. There’s no correlation between how much an author procrastinates and how wonderfully literary their creation turns out to be.”

My concern with this myth is that aspiring writers believe in it and then don’t get started because the mountain seems insurmounta