David Yoon’s Advice on Maintaining the Slow and Steady Work of Writing

From a story on lithub.com headlined “David Yoon on How to Cultivate Creative Endurance”:

Books take forever to make. From the moment I start a manuscript, I know I’m in for a long haul, all by myself. I do sometimes brainstorm with others, but for the most part it’s just me, alone in a room, putting words down one by one. For days. Months. Years! So how do I keep going when the only one watching over me is… me?