Over at Glimmer Train, author and editor Kate Gale discusses the importance of stakeholders in your writing life—just as a nonprofit organization needs stakeholders. She says:
You need a group of people who buy into this idea that you want to be a writer. … You only need a few stakeholders. Five is a nice number. But listen to them. The reason you chose them is that you thought they understood something about your writing life.
Also check out other authors writing on writing this month at Glimmer Train: