We’ve curated our best editorial secrets and industry insights into a series of articles. They range from getting started through staying on track and grasping the publishing business. Put those fuzzy slippers on your feet, pull up a cushy armchair, and enjoy.
If You Quit, You’re Done
In their short film, the Tucson Festival of Books asked a dozen writers the best piece of advice they ever got coming up through the ranks. I was caught saying this:
“All the people that quit are contained inside that bigger circle of the people who don’t make it. If you quit, you’re done.”
I don’t have that much to add to this, except I love Venn diagrams.
Okay, I do have something else to add. You can read it here as part of a keynote speech I gave for the PennWriters conference (and from which I clearly plagiarized myself for the Tucson Festival).