Writers, Don’t Give Up. Come to Think of it, This Applies to Everyone.

ark-coverNo matter how long it takes, no matter how many computers you break, feel like you’re not going to make it, that you’re a fake, that your writing is a mistake, and you want to go jump in a lake, DO NOT GIVE UP.

My novel (for the three or four of you who haven’t heard) was published this week by HarperCollins. It’s called A REMARKABLE KINDNESS. I call it a remarkable miracle.

Keep writing, keep dreaming, keep hoping. Here’s my post on Amy Sue Nathan’s wonderful blog on writing, making up words, and the most important thing, living our best chapter.



About dianabletter

Diana Bletter is a writer living in northern Israel whose novel, A Remarkable Kindness, is forthcoming from HarperCollins in August. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, tabletmag, and other publications. Her first book, The Invisible Thread: A Portrait of Jewish American Women (with photographs by Lori Grinker) was nominated for a National Jewish Book Award.
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