How to make it in the literary industry
There are many ways, says Jennifer E. Smith, bestselling author of The Statistical probability of Love at First Sight and new book Windfall. This is hers.
Think of rejections as stepping stones.
before Statistical Probability became a global success, she wrote two books that barely sold any copies and another two that never made it to print.
know how The industry works.
“I’m a much better writer and editor for having been both for a few years.”
remember why you started.
” This is the heartbeat underneath my 10 years in the industry: I’d be doing this even if no one was reading my work. That’s just icing on the cake— but the truth is, there’s so much more icing than cake!”