Posted by: annemartinfletcher | May 5, 2012

8 Lessons For Authors From The Hunger Games

When I told my commanding General in the Air Force that I was taking an early retirement to become a writer, he asked me, “Do you know how competitive it is to get a book published?”

My outward reply was, “Yes, Sir.”

My inward reply was, “Do you know how competitive it is to get into the Air Force Academy, pass Pilot Training, be selected as an Air Force 2 pilot, and do all of this as a woman in a man’s world?”

Alon Shalev sums up a lot of lessons that apply to any competitive endeavor, from flying, to fundraising, to writing. I hope his blog post, based on a best seller, will inspire you.

8 Lessons For Authors From The Hunger Games.

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