Bob Mayer offers a few thoughts here about what he has learned after 53 books. I looked at the list and I am not doing number one remotely well enough. I do think it comes first before everything else and I have not been doing any of it in months.
I don't have number 11 at all. We can't take care of ourselves as it is so this is not an option though from a lot of author head shots it is required in the mystery world.
I never thought number two and have routinely violated number three.
Check the list out--it is interesting.
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