RSG is One of Us, just a blog by a fellow writer that focuses on encouragement dealing with the cycle of submission, waiting (the waiting!) and rejection.
Two weeks ago, I received my first “yes”... with strings attached, making it more of a “maybe.”
As writers, we believe in the power of fiction, in the ability to create empathy and understanding through story. While these films are dramatized for effect, I personally saw myself or potential versions of myself at certain moments. Perhaps you will too.
...she literally wrote the books on both publishing, both traditional and self-publishing.
I want to contrast two trends of advice for aspiring authors like me, and, if you are reading this blog, like you: the tug-of-war between the craft-focused and career-focused mentality.