Don’t You Just Want To Be Published Already?!

Books aren’t written – they’re rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn’t quite done it. — Michael Crichton 

As I look at parts of the edited second draft of my first book, I’m beginning to think that being published is just another dream that will never happen.  Honestly I know that’s not true, but the process is long and grueling, which is why I’ve heard of some “wanna’ be writers” give up.  Two years ago I would’ve given up.  I would not be able to say that I have written a book, I would not have been able to say that am a ChickLit Goddes, and I would not have had the confidence in myself to continue on this amazing journey.

I have to say that since March of this year, right after I wrote the end in my book, I have become more stubborn, (Kathryn Stockett’s word for being rejected).  I want to be a writer, I will be a writer and I will not give up!

I’ll leave you with a message, from me to you:

If you’re down in the dumps and think that your story will never get told or are struggling with rejection(s), turn the page to your life and make a new plan.  Make your dream of being a writer into a reality and create the life you want!  Good luck!


6 thoughts on “Don’t You Just Want To Be Published Already?!

  1. Being a writer is not just about creativity, and inspiration. It also takes dedication and persistance. Finishing the story or novel is only the first part of the job, but one that you have total control over. Getting it accepted by a publishing company is the part where you are at the mercy of the industry. But it will happen. Good luck to you and to all the rest of us writers out there in getting our works published!

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