Do you believe in the “overnight success” theory?

So sad, but so true. What all writer’s need are the three P’s: Persistence, patience and perseverance. If you don’t expect an overnight success, then it will be easier to keep going, one review, one contact, one tweet at a time.

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Overnight success

How many emails hit your inbox each day promising to make you an overnight success. Five, ten or more? And you only thing needed is for you to buy their latest book or subscribe to their latest writing course. 

Now don’t get me wrong, some are wonderful and legit. But none are gonna make me an overnight success. At best the good ones can only act as stepping-stones to success. 

How do I know? Because I’ve fell for a few.


Now I don’t mean to rain on anybody’s parade because I guess it could happen. I mean people get struck by lightning every day somewhere in the world, I’m sure.

What we can do is take advantage of every opportunity that comes our way. Look around and free…

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