perseverenceFind Your Writing Niche: Perseverance

Writers get discouraged at getting those “Not for Us” emails, yet we all have heard and read stories of those who succeeded after many failed attempts. J.K. Rowling comes to mind. A recent post at The Blabbermouth Blog by Kimberly Richardson, who interned for Linda Epstein at The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency, is worth reading:

An article about women who failed before succeeding is at

Ann B. Ross of the “Miss Julia” novels ( told me recently not to give up.

One of the ingredients to being successful is perseverance.


Article By: Jo Ann Mathews

I’ve been a professional freelance writer for several years and specialize in writing feature stories. I have more than a 1,000 bylines to my credit and have written on countless topics from autism to zoology. My columns on fashion and the Internet appeared in a Chicago area newspaper in the 90s. “Brunswick Buzz,” the column in The Sun News, the Myrtle Beach, S.C. daily, ran for seven years then “Events on the North Strand” took over in October 2013, also in The Sun News.

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