Topic: Book Success

Writer and Author Beware: Avoid the Princess Author Syndrome

Writer and Author Beware: Avoid the Princess Author Syndrome

In front of me were a newbie author and his first fiction manuscript. He was hesitant to speak as I welcomed him and then started asking a few questions.
Before he arrived in my office, I had quietly sat down and read the first three chapters to get a feel for his story and style of writing.

I knew it needed editing, but so do all books to some degree. The opening chapter had legs and moved …

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