You, Yes YOU, Are Successful

I've thought a lot about success lately. HowΒ it affects us as writers and how it affects us on our writing journey. First, let's start with the definition of success. According to the dictionary, success is the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.     What I love most about this definition its simplicity. It's so mindnumbingly simple. You set a goal. You accomplish it. Boom, you're successful. But I've noticed as writers, it's not always that easy, is it? We compare ourselves to others. We base our success on other people's success. And when[...]