How to Become a Bestseller with Money, Luck, or Work (Mostly Work) – From Jane Friedman’s blog


Today’s guest post is by Cyndy Etler (@cdetler), author of We Can’t Be Friends and The Dead InsideShe’s written a range of popular posts for this site, including this great exercise on writing memoir.


“If you build it, they will come” is the biggest crock of sh*t ever foisted. The second biggest is my own mental script: “If I write it, The New York Times bestseller list will come.”

*EHNT* Wrong answer.

How do I know? Because if that mess was true, my first title, Dead Inside, would have been topping that list. Seriously. It ticks all the boxes:

Read the rest of this post HERE.

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