My claim to fame was through having my work published and being Googleable. This means that if you searched my name up, you would see my writing posted on a website as well as in an anthology. Furthermore, you would see a picture of me featured in another article online. Here I offer you my top ten rules to follow in order to achieve that ever-prevalent goal among writers of being published.
- One shall write (preferably every day).
- One shall write well. If one cannot, then one shall learn to write well.
- One shall revise, edit, and proofread without whining.
- One shall never plagiarize or copy off another writer under any circumstance whatsoever.
- One shall seek out editors, agents, publishers, and others in the business knowledgeably.
- One shall submit his or her best work only. This means no first or rough drafts.
- One shall never procrastinate.
- One shall learn from mistakes vowing never to repeat those same mistakes again.
- One shall take criticism well and learn to overcome rejection.
- One shall learn to be patient.
On that note, having my writing published isn’t just a dream anymore…it is actually a reality.