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Your Writing Coach 2nd ed: From Concept to Character, from Pitch to Publication by Jurgen Wolff

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“There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.”

—Logan Piersall Smith

If you’ve worked your way through the previous chapters with me, you now have figured out what you want to write, how to write it, and how to market it. In this final chapter, I want to share with you some strategies for establishing and sustaining a successful writing career.

Keep setting and reaching goals

Motivation guru Brian Tracey tells the story of his life-changing experience: He was traveling across the Sahara with friends when their Land Rover broke down. They were low on water and they knew that if they couldn’t fix the car they’d die. ...

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