Why You Can’t Quit Your Day Job. Yet.

Many writers think their day job is getting in the way of their writing and count down the days until they can quit because that big book deal is on the way, right? Wrong, for now. (I should preface this with: Some writers have the luxury of external support, have modified or flexible work schedulesContinue reading “Why You Can’t Quit Your Day Job. Yet.”

Managing Expectations

It’s one thing to have a fantastic manuscript and big dreams, but it’s another to have unrealistic expectations about how the industry will unfold in front of you. Each manuscript has a different path to publication–if it’s destined to be there–but, there are certain realities that never change: Be prepared. Know how the industry worksContinue reading “Managing Expectations”