What are the Odds? #inspirational #amwriting #motivation

Such good points for writers. But I think it can be applied to anything in life. Go for it!

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What are the odds of success, happiness, contentment, peace, etc. in this world?

I hear a lot of statistics in my daily life:

World Population: 7 billion

1 in 3 Americans are very happy

5% of authors bring in royalties over $100,000 per year

55% of marriages end in divorce

Does that scare me?

Not really. In fact, when told that the odds are against me, I tend to try for it anyway. Call it ego or stubbornness, when told I can’t do something just makes me go after it more.

I work in an industry that the odds are stacked high against me. The Big 5 publishers are the House and I’m supposed to lose all my chips. Little do they know, I hold two aces.

Ace #1: I’m a born storyteller and I’m a published author.

Ace #2: Success for authors is all a matter…

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