“The debut novels you see in bookstores might be the author’s first published novels, but they’re not necessarily the authors’ first novels. It might be their second, third, fourth novel. One of the most crucial attributes you need to be a novelist is to have patience. Plenty of it. It’s a slow process.”
One of my stories got accepted!
It’s the first one since I started doing the 100 Rejection Challenge, and after all the weeks of doom and gloom it is a very welcome change!
…. I am really, really tired of February.
Last week I wrote about not being hard on myself. Stressed out, tired, cold: I felt very down.
This week I’ll focus on things that I am doing.