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'Tis the Season to Reflect on Publishing Successes

I’ve been feeling a little down this holiday season. I spent the past year revising my unpublished novel, had a former co-worker who runs an editing service proofread and copyedit it and have been sending it out to agents. 259 more words

Publishing

What Are the REAL Odds of Success? Extreme Ownership & the Best-Selling Author

Many of us are doing NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). If you’ve been following this blog the last two weeks, then you probably know I’ve had a horrific case of the flu. 2,300 more words

Kristen Lamb

Achievemephobia

Last week we talked about how a fear of failure can prevent you from writing to your full potential. Today, we’ll look at achievemephobia, or fear of success, and how it can keep you from being published. 1,512 more words

Writing

One Publishing Success Tends to Beget More

Sounds easy right? I have to remember that while it seems like I’ve been waiting forever in my mind to get my writing out into the world (I was unpublished in any format up until only a year ago), it hasn’t really been that long since my first fiction was picked up by Potluck Magazine ( 768 more words

Longshot: Jim Butcher’s Road to Publishing

Longshot: Jim Butcher’s Road to Publishing

by Ellen Buikema

Jim Butcher, author of the Dresden Files series, the Codex Alera series, and the new Cinder Spires series, is one of my favorite authors. 285 more words

Phoenix Publishing & Book Promotion

The Doctrine of the Doers---5 Principles of Achievement

Success has a LOT of common denominators. Whether we want to be an excellent parent, run a thriving business, earn a promotion, have great friendships, become published, lose weight, one day have enough money to build a secret lab in the side of a mountain…? 1,471 more words

Kristen Lamb