In many ways, a writing career has a lot in common with being an entrepreneur.
Even if we’re with a traditional publisher, we still have to manage our own branding, contracts, and acceptance of risk in ways that corporate employees usually don’t.
In the realm of self-publishing, the comparison to entrepreneurship is spot on.
Our writing and publishing endeavors create our own little company.
We’re responsible for assembling our team of editors, cover artists, and everything else—and we won’t succeed if we drop the ball.