Inspiration from a writer that switched from writing mysteries to erotic romance and found better success … a reminder of the power of persistence and guts to take on new challenges.
A new year is the traditional time for making all sorts of promises that we probably won’t keep. But there is something noble in the effort alone, right? And in that vein, I have a great motivational guest post from an author who is killing it at the moment: CD Reiss.
I’ve been friends with Christine for a while, probably since around the time I started self-publishing back in 2011. Then, she was a writer of mysteries.
They did okay, but she couldn’t seem to take things to the next level. So she reinvented herself in 2013 as an erotic romance author and started kicking all kinds of ass.
But as with any “overnight success” story, there is a lot more to it.
I think one of the hardest things for newbies to nail down is the right mentality. It’s part of the weird dichotomy that is our lot. We have to have incredible self-belief…
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