Quick Tip - Believe in Yourself

Don't rely on external validation - Issue #80

I read an interesting story yesterday about a freelance writer named Chuck Ross. After a disappointing attempt to get his first mystery novel published, he wanted to prove his theory that unknown authors always get their books rejected.

So, in 1975, he sent out excerpts from the novel Steps by Jerzy Kosinski to four different publishers. It had won the …

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