For the unknown author, those are probably three of the most important words they’ll ever hear. Getting your book out is hard, hard work, and that’s just for starters.
An article by PP Wong in PW talks about how difficult it is for minority authors whose books stray from expected “norm”, and she tells them the same thing; keep trying and don’t give up. Persistence will pay off, you just never know when.
EDIT: Articles like this help keep me going.
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See you in the Future,
J S Eaton