The idea for this post came to me after I was reading an article on Medium about the phrase overnight success.
I have always been intrigued by the term and the notion that success JUST happens to authors. Surely there is more to overnight literary fame than meets the eye? Once you type this myth into Google you can expect to see an array of interesting articles and blog posts on the subject.
The article on Medium talks about how ‘in reality, overnight success exists, but only as the tip of an iceberg.’
So, I got excited and thought some more about how published or self published books are the tip of the iceberg, which rises out of the water and there’s so much more going on underneath the water.
I decided to pull together a list of all the things you don’t see when you buy a…
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