What it takes to be a best selling Author
Chances are if you are alive right now (which, if you’re reading this, you should be) and you’re older than 10 years old, you probably have heard of the Harry Potter series. Slightly fewer people may know that the series was written by J.K. Rowling, but not by too much. However, it is safe to say that most people do not know that the author of such a famous and influential series started off as a “nobody” with many fences in her way and only pennies to her name, which is how many now famous authors often get their start.
Best selling novels are not written in a day and best selling authors do not start off as millionaires. Many hit rock bottom or are in uncomfortable financial situations as they work on the piece that sky rockets their career. How, then, do such novels and authors make a name for themselves? There are a few universally agreed upon factors that can better any aspiring writer’s chances at fame.
The number one way people can gear themselves up towards writing success is by… writing! Many authors time and time again have stressed the importance of daily, consistent writing. Some people believe just a few paragraphs are fine, while others insist on pages being written everyday. Regardless of the amount, if you are trying to make it big and get a book written, you should be working on it or …