Sweat the Small Stuff By Nancy Redd

Who would have guessed that an article I sold for $200 the first month after subscribing to WritersWeekly.com would lead to a six-figure book deal seven months later? Certainly not me, but after all, that’s the exciting thing about a writing career – one never knows what opportunities may be around the corner, and dreams sometimes really do come true.

Some WritersWeekly readers subscribe already knowing that the path to being a published writer isn’t an especially easy or fast one, but many of us first subscribe looking for the golden ticket – the writing gig that will immediately raise our career (and our bank accounts) to the next level.

Back in September 2005, when I was 24, I developed an idea for a book called Body Drama