by Nina Amir
Every writer has a different definition of successful authorship or a successful book.
That definition need not include the same criteria as those used by the publishing industry.
But to know for certain if your book is successful, or if you have reached your goals as an author, you must know how you define success and what criteria you must meet.
Underlying all this talk of defining success lies one primary point: You must know why you wrote your book.
What’s your purpose for becoming an author? When you fulfill that purpose, you succeed. Whatever criteria you use to determine if you have reached your goal must relate to your purpose. [Read more…]