I am often asked by aspiring writers for tips on what they can do to further their writing careers. Many of these writers have not (yet) been published. They’re not sure where to start. You may have the same questions. One of my best tips I always share is also probably one of my least popular. But I still think it’s the best. And I’ll still keep offering it as advice.
When someone asks me how I got my first book deal, I’m always a little embarrassed to say.