Being an author is a lot like being a superhero – minus the cape and tights (unless that’s your thing, in which case, rock on). It’s a rewarding and fulfilling career that allows you to share your stories and ideas with the world.
But let’s be real, it’s not all glamorous. There are long hours of writing, editing, and marketing to be done. You might have to deal with rejection or negative reviews. And sometimes, you’ll wonder if it’s all worth it.
But here’s the thing: being an author is one of the most rewarding careers out there. Here’s why:
1. You get to share your stories and ideas with the world. There’s nothing like the feeling of holding a physical copy of your book in your hands, knowing that it’s out there in the world, being read by people you’ve never met.
2. You get to inspire and entertain others. Whether you’re writing a heartwarming romance or a thrilling thriller, you have the power to make a difference in someone’s day. And who doesn’t love the feeling of making someone laugh or bringing a tear to their eye?
3. You get to be your own boss. As an author, you get to set your own schedule and decide how you want to spend your time. Want to write in your pajamas all day? Go for it. Want to take a break and go for a hike? No problem.
4. You get to be creative. Writing is a creative outlet that allows you to express yourself and explore new ideas. It’s a chance to let your imagination run wild and see where it takes you.
So if you’re thinking about becoming an author, don’t let the challenges deter you. The rewards are more than worth it. And who knows, maybe you’ll even get to wear a cape (or at least a cool author t-shirt).
A writer is someone who writes. An author is someone who publishes. Are you ready to be an author?
Atmosphere Press has been guiding authors on rewarding journeys through publication and beyond since 2015. Our authors’ award-winning and acclaimed books have sold tens of thousands of copies across six continents, and our Press ethos is to put the power not in the hands of the publisher, but in the hands of the writer, where it belongs. Accredited with an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau, we partner with the Independent Book Publishers Association, the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, Writer’s Digest, Poets & Writers, Winning Writers, and Writing Magazine, among others.
If you would like to explore taking this author journey with us, please reach out to us directly through our submissions page. We’ll look forward to helping you achieve your goals as a writer…and as an author!