Why I Love To Write #027 – Putting Yourself To Work

More than one employer has told me that they would love to find a way to clone me and send several of me out to do all of their projects. It’s always flattering to hear, but it never sunk in so much until it came time for me to do what is the equivalent of another full-time job after coming home from those projects.

When I decided to start getting my books written and published, it sounded like a lot of work. It’s a good thing I didn’t know then what I know now; it is a lot of work, but it’s only the tip of the iceberg. There is a whole lot of stuff that the author has to do if they want to be seen standing behind their books, and the work only begins after long hours sitting at a desk. (Or sitting on the porch, or standing up at a chic modern standing desk.) Continue reading “Why I Love To Write #027 – Putting Yourself To Work”

Why I Love To Write Bonus Post – One in a Million?

The population keeps on growing, and it keeps getting easier to be one in a million at something. Or does it? One of the most startling things about being an author has been realizing the number of people out there who want to be authors. It’s a little mind-blowing. There are numbers on the internet that I never would have believed before, saying that somewhere between eighty and ninety percent of Americans want to write a book.

Having been published for a few years, I believe it now.

According to the numbers, wanting to write a book is not enough to make you one in a million. Viewed mathematically, it is enough to make you what could roughly be estimated as one in one. Continue reading “Why I Love To Write Bonus Post – One in a Million?”