I have a couple of questions for you:
When you are a writer, which do you focus on: the art of writing or the publishing game?
What I am finding is that sometimes you may have to do some things you aren’t interested in, to get what you want done.
What’s hot in literary circles right now?
Is that what you’re writing?
If not, what are you willing to write what is?
Do you have a platform?
Will people purchase your story?
These questions are real to the writer, but they are not really about the art.
I just had a conversation with an up and coming area writer D. Watkins and he made me really begin to reevaluate where I stand in this business – because at the end of the day, that is what it is! He challenged me with doing whatever it takes, to do what I want to do eventually.
He asked me a question I want to ask you, Writer:
Are you willing to write whatever will get you in the door?
Well, are you?
Let me know.