AA: What was your next hurdle?
GM: Once I was committed to writing, my second obstacle was what I would say, and whether it was new and valuable in the marketplace.
AA: Sounds like the roller coaster all writers go through, but how did you figure that out?
AA: That's hugely encouraging for any writer — fiction or nonfiction. But the title of this post — which is your title — is the "arrogance" of writing. What do you mean that?