75 days to go.
Numbers for my Goodreads Giveaway have suddenly shot through the roof. It closes sometime around midnight, so people are jumping on it at the last minute. It’s still reassuring to see some decent numbers there.
Someone I know online was dumped by Big Publisher X this week after his third book. Sales not ‘stellar’ enough.
This revelation was followed by many of the multi-published authors in the group chiming in with their own stories of the same thing happening to them, sometimes more than once. Now, I know this happens. Publishers dump writers all the time. But it’s still a bit scary to think that I’m looking at that fate, too. I’ve always known it was probably more likely than not. I just have to hope and pray that I beat the odds and sell that third book….and then a fourth….
The reason that my blog is called “In the Void” is that writers often spend days, weeks, or months in a void. We work mostly alone, and often don’t hear from anyone….making us feel more alone. This has been a void-filled month so far.