Jeffrey Archer is a highly successful novelist and a household name. It's a good idea to listen to someone like this if you want to get published.
The YouTube clip below is an extract from a presentation by Mr Archer to the Oxonian Society of New York on 15 March 2008. In this challenging speech, Mr Archer sheds a little light on the time, effort and dedication that is ahead of you if you want to get published as a novelist.
If you want to get published, spend three minutes and ten seconds and watch this: