Go the extra mile
do your best work
don't be satisfied with mediocrity
give it your all
work your butt off..........
if you want to get published and sell books.
And having a bit of talent won't hurt either.
"Never give up. And most importantly, be true to yourself. Write from your heart, in your own voice, and about what you believe in." ~ Louise Brown
"Write something to suit yourself and many people will like it; write something to suit everybody and scarcely anyone will care for it." ~Jesse Stuart
"A writer's job is to take one thing and make it stand for twenty." ~ Virginia Woolf