Don’t be Emily Dickinson

(Photo credit: Yale University, Wikimedia Commons)

(Photo credit: Yale University, Wikimedia Commons)

Emily Dickinson never had an agent.

She never went to a writer’s conference.

Quite likely, she never attended a writing group.

She never blogged.

She didn’t see any books published in her lifetime.

Therefore, she never lived to see a five-star Amazon review.

Stop trying to be like other writers. Be yourself. Write for yourself.

Compete less. Write more.

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2 thoughts on “Don’t be Emily Dickinson

  1. This is so true! I find that a lot of authors are trying to do all the “trendy” things to get noticed…. except write more! Good article!

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