Becoming a published author is not an easy task. I’m sure you’re already aware of that… While writing may seem like the hard part, you have to think about how to design and format the book, find a publisher, secure endorsements, market the book, and promote it when the writing and editing is done.
You’ll probably even have a moment or two where you consider giving up.
Keep reading for tips on how you can dig in and persevere through the hardest parts of being an author.
Forget About Your Comfort Zone
Bob Parsons, GoDaddy founder, has a list of 16 “rules for survival,” many of which can be applied to surviving and thriving as an author.
His first rule is to “get and stay out of your comfort zone.”
(You can read the rest of his rules here.)
Writing, publishing and marketing a book isn’t an easy process. If you’re unwilling to step out of your comfort zone, achieving your goals can be much more difficult than it needs to be.
The truth is, things rarely get done while you’re safe and warm in your comfort zone. [Read more…]