Read this and go write something. 🙂
There’s a lot of noise out there about how to write a bestseller.
Why don’t we break it down.
Let’s simplify the process and get you to bestseller status in 3 days or less!
1. Write a book.
Use as many words as you think you need.
Plots are plots (it’s all been done/redone/overdone; characters are key).
Use a computer…typewriter…pencil or pen…
None of it means anything if you don’t use your heart.
Do not try this at home.
Being your own editor is like trying to cure your own cancer.
Don’t mistake skill or intent for reality.
A friend, family member, professional editor, a dog or cat (if the communication is clear) – anyone (and I mean anyone) but you.
3. Get published.
Big fancy publisher, self-publishing, blog it in serialized form, print them out and hand them to the masses on a street corner…
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Sally Cronin is Author of the Week at Campbells World
A week or so ago, I reached out to a few fellow blogger authors I follow and asked if they’d participate in my new guest author posts column, and I’m happy to say that I’ve gotten some great responses. It gives me great pleasure to share with you the following guest post from author Sally Cronin.
Thank you so much, Patty, for inviting me over to talk about myself and my life. And thank you for such interesting prompts to get me thinking…..
Perhaps I can set the scene by briefly telling you how I got to this point in my life. My father was in the Royal Navy and we travelled around the world until I was fourteen years old before we settled back in the south of England. There have been a few hiccups in my personal life but in 1980 I met and married…
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