As I’ve said before, being a novel-writer is a lot like pushing Sisyphus’ stone. We work for months or years on each draft, spend serious cash seeking help to perfect it, and then repeat that process until we believe that manuscript is perfect. Most do this for the hope of becoming paid, full-time authors.
But intermittently, we writers are smacked with the reality that we’ve been digging in the mines for years… for nothing. Playing the odds, the vast majority of us will either make a pittance (more…)
January 20, 2014 | Categories: ►The Craft of Writing | Tags: agents, authors, Books, fantasy, fiction, horror, marketing, novels, publishing, publishing houses, Self-publishing, stories, writer, writers, writing | 8 Comments