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GET PUBLISHED OR DIE TRYING… OR WOULD YOU?

06 Jan

Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. It’s about getting up, getting well, and getting over. Getting happy, okay? Getting happy. – Stephen King, “On Writing”

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Daniel Maclise - Caxton Showing the First Specimen of His Printing to King Edward IV at the Almonry, Westminster

I bet this post would be immensely popular had one or two of my books been published by a major publisher—but I’m not there (yet). Or had I published one or two of my books myself, which ideally had been well-received—like Cristian Mihai, whose book “Jazz” I recommend. But I’m not there (yet) either.

So let’s assume that this will definitely happen in the future and that right now, I’m “writing ahead” as an investment.

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Posted by on January 6, 2013 in opinion & analysis, writing

 

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One response to “GET PUBLISHED OR DIE TRYING… OR WOULD YOU?

  1. Sky Sairyou

    January 6, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    Great site. Thanks for reblogging this and for the follow. Looking forward to reading your blog.

     

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