“The reason 99% of all stories written are not bought by editors is very simple. Editors never buy manuscripts that are left on the closet shelf at home.” John CampbellIt’s true.
Many of us write things only to let them sit at home unpublished.
As I type these words I’m surrounded by notebooks full of my unpublished work and I know of at least two full books I have on a flash drive collecting electronic dust.
What keeps us from submitting our work?
Lack of knowledge.
It’s time we pulled those potential bestsellers off the shelf and sent them to someone.
I’m in, are you?
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