To succeed at writing, you need patience and perseverance. As James Baldwin said:
If you don’t dig in to pursue your long-term writing goal, then your manuscript will become another dust gatherer.
Angela Duckworth is a psychologist, academic and popular science author who’s studied grit—which she defines as “passion and perseverance for long-term goals.“
She’s devised a test to measure your grit:
Click on MORE ABOUT GRIT for information about what this means.
How did you do?