A Valuable Lesson Learned

Stevie Turner, Indie Author.

This month the question posed to The Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog-hop is this:

‘What’s the most valuable lesson you’ve learned since you started writing?’

I’m an old cynic.  Four years have gone past since I began writing, but it’s only during this last year that I’ve come to learn a most valuable lesson:

‘There is more money to be made providing services and writing contests to the self-published author than most Indie authors can make with sales of their books.’

I used to enter willy-nilly into this competition and that competition, spending money like water and waiting for the big prizes to pile up.  Now I’m semi-retired I’m more careful about what I spend my money on.  Yes, I’ve won a few awards for my work, but have scaled down the amount of contests I submit to.  Unfortunately I’m now deluged on a daily basis with emails begging me to enter yet another…

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