An African proverb says:
It takes a village to raise a child
It also requires a smaller town to get an author on the stage. You may not have a whole house of employees who call you boss, but you can still employ a small army of people. Think about how many little wheels you start each time you publish a book:
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That’s a lot, right?
And it’s just those who are directly involved in one way or another. Then there are all those who keep you alive. Fit and healthy so that you can write.