Two reasons for staying in the writing business: (1.) If you have a story to tell that no one else has told; and (2.) if you have a point to make that no one else has made. Gracy Olmstead is well-suited to this line of work.
In the Intercollegiate Review, she elaborates upon three virtues conservatives cannot function without. Spoiler alert: Here they are–prudence, gratitude and mindfulness.