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 published an ebook, Women and Adversity, Honoring 23 Black Women, in February 2020 and Women and Adversity, Recognizing 23 Notable Mothers in May 2020. Now available is Women and Adversity, Saluting 23 Faithful Suffragists to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment giving the women the right to vote. Take a look at them at, and

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