20 08 2010
Write. Submit. Get Published.
If you don’t write, you can’t submit. If you don’t submit, you can’t get published.
It might sound simple, silly even, but how many of us keep telling ourselves that we’re going to write a book one day? Some day. When we have more time. When the kids are grown. When life doesn’t demand quite so much of our attention.
Here’s a newsflash: there is no such time. When I was in University, earning my English Literature degree, I couldn’t wait to have a real job. I thought it meant I’d have more free time to myself. “Self,” I said. “Just imagine coming home from work and being able to do whatever you want. No more exams to study for. No more Shakespeare to read. It’ll be pure heaven!”
At this point, I can hear the lot of you with day jobs snickering. I now know how na