Your dream is to write. What are you doing to make that happen?
We all want to be published in big name magazines or get three book deals but sometimes the most meaningful victories are those first acceptance e-mails that come from smaller markets. Take it one step at a time and celebrate each byline. Enjoy the journey known as becoming a writer.
Some people laughed at me when I said I was going to write a book and become a published author. Sometimes the odds are stacked against us but don’t let anyone stand in your way. Put in the time, put in the effort, don’t give up and you’ll defy those odds.
Let’s use this quote by Tina Fey to remind us to learn from our writing mistakes. We all make them. Sometimes they’re pointed out by our critique partners or editors. They don’t make us any less of the wonderful writers that we are…unless of course, we don’t do something to fix them. Use mistakes…