I try to pound this in the mind of the aspiring writers I talk to. They want to be original so badly, but to be truly original usually means you’ve stumbled on a topic no one cares about.

Yes, there are still secrets in the world, but it’s a little arrogant to think thousands of years of worldly wisdom isn’t worth leaning on.

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