Yep, that's about right. I share a lot of successful authors' advice during my Speculative Fiction Writing Workshop, but this boils it down pretty well. From Buzzfeed's Copyranter.
Speaking of writing, here's what's kept me out of trouble since the end of the CSSF Summer program:
The Galactic Adventures of Jack & Stella progress:
...and with that, I'm back to it! Have a great evening.