For most of her adult life, Harper Lee was known for writing only one book. But what a book it was! To Kill a Mockingbird is a publishing phenomenon and an American classic. After the book was published in 1960, Lee didn’t write much that was published for the rest of her life.
Even so, she thought of herself as a writer and offered the following advice to others who might want to master the craft.
“Writing is a process of self-discipline you must learn before you can call yourself a writer. “
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