listened to these people. What an idiot I was. Instead, I: dropped out of college my freshman year, was bad at spelling (thank you, Grammarly!), was born and raised in Russia, was young and naive (still am), wrote Medium posts and blogs.
But eventually self-published a few books.As you see, I didn’t follow any of the guidelines I was given. And yet, I think of myself as a writer.
Eight months in, I even manage to make a consistent income.The reason why so many people don’t become successful is that they live as if there are rules.Read more on thoughtcatalog.com