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Does writing owe you a living?

The healthiest answer to this is probably no. (Having said that, if you are being commissioned by someone to write a book or an article, then of course the answer should be yes.) These days you may hear authors complaining about the fact that author advances are diminishing and that publishing is in free-fall. There are many reasons [...]

Does writing owe you a living?2017-03-09T13:34:58+00:00

Rude rejection letters

While we're thinking about how we continue in the face of failure, here is a salutary letter from a publisher to Gertrude Stein. While I should be thinking, poor Gertrude, I can't help a fellow feeling for this editor on the brink of hysteria. I think it's very funny, though perhaps I shouldn't.      [...]

Rude rejection letters2017-03-09T13:34:58+00:00