If you aren’t listening to the Writing Excuses the podcast featuring novelist Mary Robinette Kowal, fantasy novelist Brandon Sanderson, comicsmith Howard Tayler, and horror novelist Dan Wells you should fix that immediately. It’s great for the aspiring writer. The most recent episode “Becoming a Writer: Full Disclosure” is really good, the gang has a candid conversation about the sort of stuff people don’t talk about when they discuss careers in writing: bad reviews, health, time management, reading, and more. Check it out:
It’s never long, usually about 20 minutes, and it’s always full of consistently solid advice from folks with plenty of experience. I highly recommend subscribing and becoming a dedicated listener.