For critique partners, for commiserating over rejection, for celebrating success, for understanding the ups and downs of a crazy business .
Um…I guess I actually can tell you how important it is to have writing buddies. But I left out one important reason to have writing buddies.
When I see a friend’s success, it inspires me to keep at it. I know the journey’s long, but I’m encouraged when friends make it. It proves that the hard work pays off.
So when I saw that a long-time writing buddy of mine had garnered a two-book deal from a big-time publisher, I was well and truly thrilled for her! She and I…
Writing buddies. Don’t start in this business without ’em.