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To be honest, I'd be the happiest man on Earth, if the only thing I could do is write, regardless that I got paid for it or not. The reason why I self-published was due to the fact that I've got almost zero feed-backs on my previous works, so I thought I'd tap into Amazon's ebook powerhouse, and give it a go to reach a wider audience, which turned out to be a really bad experience. It was for free for a while it was available, and still nothing happened, just a handful of people read through the first chapters, according to the analytics. You see, I was really afraid of not being able to present this story, and I thought I owned at least that, to my one year of work. I don't want to be the next J.K. Rowling, I never intended, that was just to illustrate the extreme rarity of getting known by the public.
My super big concern was that I just couldn't complete any story, I've struggled with this ever since I've started writing (and lets just forget the fact that my stories were extremely poor in quality and I never was satisfied with them). Up until recently I didn't know why this kept happening, than I realized it had to do with time (and practice ofc). I just simply couldn't dedicate enough time to further develop my skills and to give time to be creative. The only reason why I was able to push out a book, was due to the fact that I went full time on this, just to see where I could go with this whole idea of scribbling. Over the years I've come to realize, that its not really worth doing something, if you can't dedicate yourself to it.
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