Whether you're a man or a woman, try to marry a rich spouse. (Ha, ha!) It's good insurance for a writer. Whether you can find a rich spouse or not, never give up writing. The best-selling writers who endured fifty or a hundred rejections before finally achieving success would make for such a long list of names that I would develop carpal tunnel syndrome just typing all of them. Perseverance is as important as talent and craftsmanship.
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