By Cynthia Shannon. Many writers dream of becoming published authors—having their words read by millions of readers, holding their manuscript in book form, seeing that book in bookstores and libraries, and getting glowing reviews on Goodreads, Amazon, or in the New York Times.
They think that once they hit “Publish” on a self-publishing platform or once they hand their final, edited manuscript over to a publisher, their work is done.
In reality, many writers quickly realize how much they are expected to…
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