It has been a while since I reminded you about this wonderful book…
So many things about writing are unlucky, even frustrating. While I try to focus on the positive things (and I have many), the negative things are sometimes mind-blowing enough for my wounded psyche to take days to recover. Other writers will probably recognize a few of these gems.
- Indie bookstore owner – “I won’t read your book, because I’m sure it’s terrible. People are just telling you it’s good to be nice.”
- Vendor I (used to) frequent – “Yeah. I know I told your husband I wanted a signed copy of your book, but now that you dragged it all the way out here, I don’t have time to read.”
- Numerous people of the nameless, faceless variety – “I only read non-fiction. Fiction is a waste of time.”
- More nameless, faceless people – “I don’t buy books, because I can get so many for free………and they all mostly suck……..why can’t writers…
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