You Probably Won’t Get Published On the First Try

Meg Dowell Writes

It’s what we all want.

To write something, to show it to someone, and to have it get accepted — published, even — right away.

We can handle a little waiting. But all we want is for someone to say “yes” without too much pain.

Without too much … effort.

You already know what I’m going to say.

You have, I’ll just say a 10% chance, of this happening to you. And that feels like a generous estimate, if I’m being honest.

Okay, fine. You already knew this. You already knew that 90% (ish) of writers who try submitting something for the very first time don’t do it quite right. Or their work doesn’t land into the exact hands it needed to. Or their timing ended up being wrong, somehow.

So why am I telling you all this anyway?

Because you need to hear something other than the hollow “just…

View original post 405 more words

About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.