What If I Don’t Want to Be a Bestselling Author?


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions Blog with the question What If I Don’t Want to Be a Bestselling Author?

Meg Dowell Writes

I am not a bestselling author. If we’re talking fictional narratives, I’m not even technically an author.

And the thing is … I’m not exactly sure if I even want to be.

I pretty much have always been and always will be a writer. And though I would love to finish and publish a book someday, I don’t think I can do so with the added pressure of trying to sell hundreds of thousands of copies of said book.

That’s just me, of course. I love writing. I don’t particularly love talking about myself or promoting the things I publish … I know, I know, you have to. Trust me, I get it. But you have to A LOT MORE when you’re trying to get the attention of the New York Times or whatever.

I’ve pretty much decided that when I do start publishing books at some point (when? who…

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