When did you feel like a “real” writer? Part 5

After feedback from Melanie Bernard, I’ve taken a slightly different angle today and asked my question to indie-published writers too.

The question again…

When did you feel like a “real” writer?


  • Joanna Penn – non-fiction and thriller writer. And one of the best writing podcasts around.
  • Mark Dawson – super successful indie published crime-thriller writer.

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The number 5 again? Does something magical happen at Book 5?

I would start feeling like a “real” writer too, if I had Mark’s success.

Tomorrow, another two authors answer my question.


How I “finished” – Tip#6 Loading up my Toolbox


How I “Finished” – Tip #7: Being Selfish & Competitive

1 Comment

  1. 0.0 I’m mentioned in a post…

    Huh. Maybe 5 is their lucky number? Or perhaps it has to do with keeping readers interested after book four, especially since trilogies (with prequels after) are so popular nowadays. That is quite a fascinating idea. Hmm..

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