I had big dreams when I was working on my first novel.
My entrepreneurial spirit was on fire with the idea of producing an amazing book and then obtaining a sizeable advance from a publisher.
Many authors have told me they have essentially the same thought process -- complete the manuscript, try for a publishing deal, see what happens.
But does it still make sense for authors to dream big in today's publishing industry? After all, what percentage of first-time authors end up landing that coveted publishing deal?
Well, I actually believe that it DOES make sense for writers like you to have lofty, ambitious goals -- AND to have an actionable & achievable plan to back them up.