|Porträt Baudelaires by Gustave Courbet|
It's not always a rational pursuit, in fact it's usually the opposite of a rational pursuit. It's not something you can prove ahead of time in numbers or formulas or a plan you know is going to work. You're operating on gut instinct and some ideas and a whole lot of faith.
So what's the most important quality a writer can possess? What do writers have in common?
There are a lot that spring to mind, but I'm going with determination.
What about you?