"When they think of huge openings, many people think of me" So says Hedwig, the transsexual East German rock star in John Cameron Mitchell's wonderful redemption story Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
Received wisdom has it that successful writers are gifted geniuses, rare specimens endowed with rare talents. An hour spent in any library or bookstore will prove how wrong this is. You don’t have to be a virtuoso to enjoy a rewarding career as a writer. You don’t even have to be a very good writer to succeed. You simply have to be competent and consistent.