Dandelions are tenacious and prolific. Be like dandelions, Neil Gaiman urged publishers at a speech he gave at the 2013 London Book Fair.
“It’s time for us to be dandelions,” said Gaiman. “Willing to launch a thousand seeds and lose 900 of them. If 100, or even a dozen survive and grow and make a new world I think that’s a lot wiser than waiting…”
I’ve posted about his keynote speech at the 2013 London Book Fair in 2015. You can read that older post here.