I don’t know about you, but after reading several query letters, sending mine out to ten agents and waiting, self doubt creeps again.
I’ve heard and read numerous times that writers fit into the depressive, self doubters and overall hopeless spirit stereotypes. We start out being optimistic and end up feeling like crap when those rejection slips come in absurd numbers.
Does your writing suck or do you need to grow thicker skin and keep trying?
Two words I keep hearing over and over and over and over and over (O.K. You get it…) again:
The difference between an aspiring writer and a published author comes down to one thing: perseverance.
Luck seldom plays a part in it. As cliché as it may sound, we build are own luck.