Fortune-Cookie Tips for Writers, #251
Blog Post by Lauren Lise Baratz-Logsted - Sep.24.2012 - 7:20 am
On Valentine’s Day, 1989, the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a fatwa on Salman Rushdie for writing The Satanic Verses, forcing the author to live in hiding for many years – and you thought your reviews were bad; get some perspective, people.
Before becoming a published novelist, I was an independent bookseller and buyer, a Publishers Weekly reviewer, a freelance editor, and a window washer. My first book was published in 2003 and by the end of 2012, I will have had 28 books published. My most...