John Scalzi is one of my favorite author bloggers. He’s funny, insightful, and downright practical. His blog post “Writer, Professional, Good” is worth the reading.
Originally posted on Whatever:
Here are three questions I was recently asked about writing. I’m going to condense the questions, because when they were asked, they meandered across several paragraphs; they boil down to three sentences, which are:
When may you call yourself a writer? When may you call yourself a professional writer? When may you say you are a good writer?
These are three separate but related questions. Let’s start with the most fundamental.