Fortune-Cookie Tips for Writers, #328
Blog Post by Lauren Lise Baratz-Logsted - Jan.04.2013 - 8:58 am
Novelist is the only career I know for which you’re regularly expected to be grateful – “just for having had this great opportunity!” – no matter how much everyone else fucks things up.
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...