All sorts of interesting takes on what "failure" and "success" are for writers, both as writers, and as people:<br />
<br /> http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/jun/22/falling-short-writers-reflect-failure<br />
I specially like Anne Enrights, though Howard Jacobson is interesting, grumpy bugger though he is...<br />
<strong>Edited by EmmaD at 09:18:00 on 06 January 2015 </strong><br />
Ooops! Sorry I left off the subject line. I wonder if anyone will actually click through?
<BR>Edited by EmmaD at 09:21:00 on 06 January 2015
I clicked through, purely out of curiosity about a thread whose subject was showing as just a hyphen
The article is a difficult read, though, as you start off wading through gloomy stories of what failure means before you get to the success. I'm not sure I've ever come at things in quite that mindset.