Thursday, January 31, 2013
Feeling sorry for myself
Yes, it has to do with the publishing biz.
This business is aggravating and frustrating. Sometimes I'm not sure I'm cut out for it. I mean, I'm strong. I've grown a thick skin, bad reviews don't bother me. There are certain aspects though that make me feel very alone in this business. Alone, neglected abandoned.
I'm know, I'm whining. If you're new to the biz, just got a book deal, be prepared. Yes, it's exciting and a giant accomplishment, but keep in mind, there are thousands of books being published every year. You are a very small fish in a sea of sharks. Go in ready to battle for yourself, your rights, your future.
Okay, I'm done bitching. Sorry for the rant, but sometimes it just needs to be done.
My Dad. He's awesome.
John Messina, Personal Injury Attorney