I’ve had the great fortune of interviewing many acclaimed authors. They always have much to say about the craft of writing. One of the questions I’ve asked often has been What has surprised you about the writing life? Here is what some of those widely read authors said:
Sue Grafton: I’m an introvert. I love that about my life, but it’s part of my job to get out in the marketplace and promote my books. It surprised me to learn it was expected of me; and it surprised me even more that I’ve become quite good at it.