Endless self promotion to sell a few hundred more copies
January 15, 2015 5:50 AM Subscribe
A lot of people think that once you publish a book, that’s it – you go on publishing books. The publishing world opens its arms to you and welcomes every book like a precious squealing babe. The reality is that publishing your first book is when the real work starts. All that time you spent leveling up your craft, on dealing with rejection, on editing and revision: that was just a warm up for the crushing reality of life day-in, day-out as a published author.Kameron Hurley on the realities of being a critically acclaimed science fiction writer.
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