Paula Paul On The 5 Things You Need To Be A Successful Author or Writer

Kristin Marquet
Authority Magazine
Published in
6 min readJun 12, 2024

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Perseverance. I have had so many rejections in my career that it would be impossible to count them. Yes, sometimes I would lose hope, and once I even stopped writing for two entire weeks before I started a new book. While I’ve had countless rejections, I have published 34 novels to date because I wouldn’t give up. A few of them have even been Amazon bestsellers.

Some writers and authors have a knack for using language that can really move people. Some writers and authors have been able to influence millions with their words alone. What does it take to become an effective and successful author or writer? In this interview series, called “5 Things You Need To Be A Successful Author or Writer” we are talking to successful authors and writers who can share lessons from their experiences.

As a part of this series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Paula Paul. Paula is the multiple award-winning author of thirty-three novels including her bestselling Alexandra Gladstone mystery series. For her literary prowess, Paula has received numerous international literary

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Kristin Marquet
Authority Magazine

Publicist and author based in New York City. Founder and Creative Director of FemFounder.co and Marquet-Media.com.