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