This doesn’t mean you will never make an error, you will become a household name over night. But if you continue and remain true to your craft you will find your nook in the world of authorship.
Some may say this sound pompous, arrogant and pretentious but actually it is not. It is not arrogant to know your worth. Because it is going to take this attitude to make it as a writer.
A few weeks ago at a book signing event I met an elderly man who swears he had seen this before (everyone thinking they can write because they can string two sentences together) and only the true authors are going to be left standing. He said he doesn’t read books unless a big publishing company is behind them.
Then I guess he has never read some of the most remarkable work known. Castle Rock was not a big publishing house when they took on Stephen King. But he’s the most highly paid author in the world today.
I ignored him for I didn’t drive through snow to get there to listen to him. Yes…
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