Lisa Shearin is live with her second article about writing, You Gotta Want It Bad.
From the article:
Some authors are literal overnight successes -- they hit pay dirt and even the "big time" with the first book they've ever written. We've seen their stories -- six- and seven-figure advances, press coverage out the wazoo; heck, sometimes even Oprah.
Then there's me -- and 99.99% of writers. The first book we have published isn't our first or second. Mine was my third.