While researching an article about drive-in movie theaters I came across the website of Joe Bob Briggs, a big drive-in movie fan and former host of Monstervision. He has a great post on his blog about what it takes to be a writer. basically: write, write, write! You can see the post here.
You may have noticed some more activity here on Midlist Writer. While I've been focusing more on my Civil War blog, I'm keeping this blog open for occasional bits that don't fit in over there, so keep checking out both Midlist Writer and Civil War Horror!