Sometimes articles like this can provide a little boost when confidence is flagging:
Self-taught author writes his own success story
I haven’t read any of Tim Ellis’s book but I do find his story inspiring. I’ve saved it to my bookmarks for quick reference whenever I need a little dose of inspiration. It’s a story that proves that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
One day shelf-stacker Hugh Howey decided to change his life: so he sat at his laptop to write an e-book
Amanda Hocking, the writer who made millions by self-publishing online
I can’t vouch for any of these writers. Having never read any of their work, I don’t know if they are any good but their stories are very inspiring. Time to up my game. I want a story like this.
Wow, I can’t believe a whole month has gone by since I last updated this blog. I must make an effort not to be lax with my blogging but not to worry, I haven’t been lazy in my hiatus. On the contrary – I have been busy. I am writing every day and if I’m not writing, I’m editing. I’m hoping I will have a short story compilation available for download by the end of June. I can’t promise it will be perfect but I’m enjoying being productive right now and to me, the journey is just as exciting as the destination. That’s not to say that I won’t be celebrating when I reach it!