Goodreads asked Nicholas C. Rossis:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Nicholas C. Rossis Don't do it, unless you're passionate! It's not an easy profession, in the sense that it can take years to build your audience and make a name for yourself. So, for a long time, you may have to work late nights, write whenever you have time and spend a lot of time "normal" people spend socializing working on manuscripts that no one might even see.

If, however, this is fun to you - as it is to me - then, by all means go for it. Never before has publishing been so easy, with the advent of self-publishing. Just make absolutely certain that your manuscript has been professionally edited and proofread before submitting to Amazon, Smashwords etc!

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