I saw this on the web a few weeks ago. I had to post it here. Have you seen this? It’s hysterical.
I get asked all kinds of questions about writing when people find out I’m a writer.
“Oh, are you published yet?”
“I’ve always wanted to write. You know I’ve written . . . .”
“How do you get started as a writer?”
“You?” **eyes nearly burst from their sockets** “A writer?”
“What’s paranormal romance?”
“You’re not published yet?”
Most people don’t know much about the process. For some writers publication happens very quickly, but for most, it takes a long time. Lots of ups and downs. Laughter and tears. Doubt and confidence.
But isn’t it like that for anyone trying to make their dream a reality? I mostly think of Olympic or professional athletes. Look at the blood, sweat, and tears they shed.
So I say: