The five most important tips for an aspiring writer:
My name is Jacinta Maree and I am just me.
This is basically how I am going to start this entire post. I am me and there isn't anything special about me that make's publishing an easier or harder goal to achieve. I wasn't born with talent pouring into my diaper and I sure as hell wasn't a top notch student, voted to becoming the next president or anything. I am ordinary and just like everyone else out there.
Publishing is hard. You're meant to struggle so don't feel disheartened because you haven't been 'discovered' yet. It's just a timing thing. It's meant to be very hard and you have to have a heart of stone to not let rejection tear out your insides.
The beauty of publishing is that even once you get your yes that's when the hard work begins. You are competing against a lot of louder and more popular voices out there, trying to jump up and down and wave your arms to get some attention, even just a little to turn your way. I am far