I thought all I wanted was to see my book in print.
I thought everyone would love my book.
I thought I would never get tired of typing.
I thought my career was guaranteed.
I thought I didn't need lots of money to market.
I thought everyone would be excited about a local author.
I thought the publication process would get easier.
I thought it would be easy to get into bookstores.
Turns out I was pretty naive.
What surprises have you found along the way?