Reading isn’t supposed to stop just because we’re suddenly able to write our own books.
Think of those wasted moments as holes in your boat. A leaking boat can’t stay afloat long enough to reach its destination. And a writer drained of time can’t finish their novel in their lifetime.
Lee Bacon: When I was younger, I never dreamed I’d be able to make a living as a writer. I just sort of assumed I’d be a person who worked some kind of office job and then wrote in my free time.
Wingate: Do your homework on who you’re submitting to, both agents and publishers. Expect disappointment and you won’t be disappointed… Keep writing. Your break will come.