On the Internal and External Rewards of Writing

“Comparison is the thief of joy.”

— Theodore Roosevelt

I suspect that just about every author has walked into a bookstore and asked the following questions:

  • That book is on the end cap? (#SMH)
  • Why would anyone buy that author’s books? He’s a hack.
  • Where is my book?

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