Reality Check – Nine months down, Ten years and three months to go

If I want to be able to pay the bills this month I need to actually devote a little time to my real job (you know, the one that gives me money when I do things for them, as opposed to this writing thing, which does not).  So, today I’m being lazy and posting a link to a successful, published author’s post that I bookmarked a while ago.

Let me just quote a small snippet: “I was emailing with someone yesterday and mentioned that it was eleven years from the time I workshopped my first story (summer, 1990) to the time I made my first sale (spring, 2001).”

It’s a good read.  Puts it in perspective.  Being an author is HARD WORK.  Enjoy!

Jay Lake on Perseverance.

About M. H. Lee

M.H. Lee is a speculative fiction writer currently residing in Colorado whose stories are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, sometimes darkly funny, but hopefully always thought-provoking and entertaining.
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