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Chapter 5: Baiyu is a Fan of My Novel

I, Zong Jun, am currently writing stories for a living, but I’ve never introduced myself as a novelist or an author. I can only say that I’m someone who not only likes web novels, but is also good enough to make revenue off of it.

If anyone I personally know knew that I was writing novels, I would probably bury my head in the dirt like an ostrich in embarrassment. So when others ask how I support myself, I reply with the same old “Just enough jobs that I can handle.” I would never confidently state “I am a novelist” to anyone.

When I was in middle school, I used my spare time to write a teenage romance series called “Make Mischief, Lilith!”, and sent it to a publishing company. But the proposal was quickly rejected, so I put my book in a web novel hosting site in despair under the pseudonym “Qianniao”. Surprisingly, the series received a lot of positive feedback.

Translations by AsianHobbyist Website.

In the following years, I fought for the goal of “career novelist”, writing novels while studying in school. Because my first series was so successful, I gained many followers, and each new series’ results were satisfying. I never experienced the newcomer’s feelings of anguish and misery, causing a “So maybe I’m a genius” misconception within myself.

Indeed, the fallacy paid back dearly later on. Ratings started to drop, and my novels almost got cut off and rejected by the site. Readers also complained of “the trash author who always lives off his own fat”, “This is just ‘Lilith’ with a different cover and title”, “So trash, I’m not going to read this any longer”.

When my revenue dropped down to the point where my living expenses were starting to become an issue, I started to write two or three series at once. Because I was a relatively fast author, I caught o….

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