It's an interesting fact that there are literally umpty-twelve kajillion articles in magazines like Hopeless Alcoholic, Failed Poet, and Parental Disappointment Monthly that tell one how to deal with the life of rejection and despair that comes with trying to break into one's chosen field as a writer.
But what happens when, through accident, assassination or nepotistic coup, one somehow stumbles into paying, rewarding work? Who is out there to help you through the catastrophic delight of your first paycheck, and how do you select that perfectly awful photo for your book jacket, that one with you pretending to smoke a pipe and pretending (even less convincingly) to gaze thoughtfully at some fascinating concept just out of camera shot?
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