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David Gane
David Gane

At the start, you likely write to express yourself. But the longer you do it, the more the scales shift. Piece by piece, you write for others. You try to make a connection.

It doesn't come all at once. Sometimes it takes experience, time, and persistence for your mindset to change.

Sometimes it will change. Sometimes more. Sometimes less. And for a few, it will never become a thing ever.

But you can't be selfish if you want to make a career.

It's not for you. It's for your readers.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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