What “Writing Success” Looks Like to Me Now

For one thing, I haven’t been on an airplane in years.

Shannon Page
5 min readApr 3, 2022

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You might have heard about it: a well-regarded fantasy and science fiction writer just ran the biggest-earning Kickstarter campaign ever, hitting nearly $42 million — forty-two times his goal. Brandon Sanderson was already successful by any measure, with nice publishing deals for not only his own…

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Shannon Page

Writer, editor, thinker of things, living on Orcas Island, Washington state. https://www.shannonpage.net