I stumbled across this video the other day and it’s the most encouraging thing I’ve seen in a long time. It helps that this is J.K. Rowling for starters (and most things she has to say are inspirational), but also, when this footage was taken back in 1998, she was pretty much exactly where I am today. She had just sold her second book (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets) and was part way through writing her third (which is exactly what I’m doing at the moment) and she was overwhelmed and amazed by everything happening around her.
“This has all come as a huge, enormous shock. I’m delighted because I always wanted to write, and always have written, but my realistic side had not allowed me to dream of half of what’s happened to me, truthfully.”
Granted, I’m not J.K. Rowling (news flash!), but still, there are many…
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