Shared Post : How to make a living as a writer #amwriting

Thank you for your words Sue Vincent- Daily Echo.

 

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

I was speaking to a friend this morning, a woman whose writing often glows with lyric beauty, yet who has stopped writing because she could not sell her manuscript and will not self-publish.

As a writer, and much as I would like to, I don’t make a living from my work. Like most authors, and especially Indie authors, that is a dream about as realistic as winning the Pulitzer Prize. For many, the literary Holy Grail appears in the nebulous form of an Agent or a Contract… but even for those who attain it, making a living will almost always involve a day job as well as the untold hours tapping away at a keyboard. It is only a few who will go on to live the dream.

There are moments when you might wonder whether it is worth it; when you think of all the other things you could…

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  1. What an inspiring and beautiful reblogged post. You and so many of us, including Sue and her mother know what it means to write for the share joy, love, and drive to create written works of art for our “soul” and the rest, in the end doesn’t really matter. For fame and fortunate, should a writer be looking that it, has a best by or expiration date for most writers. K. D 🙂

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