More Barriers to Becoming A Writer, and Some Ideas to Overcome Them

Last week, I posted this blog post, Overcoming Barriers to Being A Writer, and got some great responses on Facebook from people who had different barriers than I did. I want to share them, as well as advice that other readers gave. I have some ideas too.

  1. Several people noted that a barrier they had when they were younger was how mysterious the writing business was, particularly for those of us who grew up before the internet became so prevalent. I remember looking at a Writers Digest at my public library in high…