Writing to get RICH

Some people do write to get rich and a few of these “some” even succeed…but I write for different reasons. Writing gives me clarity, strength, patience, it coaxes me to learn more about the subjects I am writing about so I can be fluid and authentic, and it is, to use a Sanskrit word, my “dharma” or sacred mission. Check this post out if you also write…thanks Wallace Peach!

Myths of the Mirror

rich

Well, that was a bait and switch, sort of. It all depends on how one defines rich.

I wonder how many of us start this writing journey with secret dreams of bestsellers, movie deals, roly-poly royalty checks, and hiring efficient staff with clipboards to manage our fan mail.

I write fantasy after all. A little dreaming is in order. Yet, I always knew that dream was a stretch (a gigantic one).

My husband, on the other hand, had high hopes that he’d married Ms. Moneybags who’d drag her sacks of gold from her thousands of books sales down the red carpet to the bank.

Ha ha ha. That would be nice! It didn’t take long for him to become disillusioned, the poor man.

Because that’s not how this author thing works (just in case you’re a dreamer and think it is). Oh yes, some few among us have outstanding good luck and…

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