Don't be embarrassed. The delusions are necessary. If we accepted the reality of how hard it is to make a living as a writer, we'd never get that first sentence on the page.
But those delusions—and the fear of losing the comfort they bring—can keep a fledgling career stuck in Fantasyland.
They did for me. I was sure I was going to find a magical fairy god-agent to do all the hard work for me.
No. That didn't work out so well. Oh, and my Hollywood mystery-satire, The Gatsby Game is on sale this week!
Create trends, don't follow them. :-)
Also, the blog is about to move! We've been very happy at Blogger, but we've had some hacks and piracy issues, so it's time to move to a safer, self-hosted site. We hope to be moved by November 22.
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