Hi SE Readers. Joan here today. Several years ago, when my friend and I first started a writer’s group in our hometown, she approached a local author who had been traditionally published and asked if she would be willing to speak to our group.
Most of us were new to the game and none of us had been published. We were eager to learn all we could about the writing and publishing world. The author’s reply?
“I really don’t have anything to say, and I don’t speak to writer’s groups.”
As you can imagine, we were taken aback. I vowed then that if I ever became a published author, I would do what I could to encourage new writers. For that reason, I try to have encouraging posts here on Story Empire. Warning: today’s post may seem a bit discouraging but bear with me.
There is probably not a writer…
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