»What do I take away from my experience? A couple things: If you’re lucky enough to find a mentor, pay exquisite and achingly careful attention. Although it’s not easy to internalize their lessons, they have learned the hard way and their advice is priceless. No magic keys, just some doors they can point you to that are easier to open.«
Portrait: Writer Tony Vanderwarker (Writing with the Master and Sleeping Dogs) about his mentor John Grisham. Read more at Los Angeles Review of Books.