I needed that one today. :-)
Yep, always good to know it can happen.It happened for me at 53, after 15 years of writing, four years of querying and over 140 rejections!BTW, I've entered the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award THREE times. Never made it past the preliminary stage. Sigh.
Agreed. I also needed to read that. It just shows..keep on going. No matter what. Onward ho!
Christine -- Me too. :-)
Jeanie -- You are an inspiration to all of us!
Mary -- One of my mottos is the incredibly cheesy "Never give up, never surrender!" from Galaxy Quest!
What a great article! Thanks for sharing it.
Thanks for sharing, JoAnn. Some days I need to go back to that and read it.On a nicer note, I just finished the second manuscript for this year. Holy smokes. Polished and read to go. Querying this weekend and bracing myself for the Rs...
Kat -- glad you liked it. I know young whipper snappers might read it and go "Like, OMG. I have to wait til I'm in my 50s??? That's like, OMG, ancient." But for me? It was encouraging.
Callie!!! Congrats on finishing the ms! That's awesome. I'll be keeping fingers crossed for you!
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