Well, it’s because you are.
But that doesn’t mean your dream doesn’t matter.
When it comes to writing, every aspiring creative desperately wants to believe several things: one, that they’re good enough at storytelling to catch someone’s attention; two, that if they work hard enough and connect with the right people, they can get all the opportunities they think they deserve; and three, that they’re somehow just a little bit more important, just slightly better, just a little luckier than everyone else.
We all do our best to treat these desires as truths. There are no exceptions. Deep down, we all want the exact same thing: to have our dream validated in some big way.
Clinging to these dreams, most of us also know the truth — that a large percentage of those who want to write for a living never will, and even those who do may never reach…
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