Category Archives for The Writing Life

DON’T MURDER YOUR DARLINGS – PUBLISH THEM

Like many writers I have a couple of bottom drawer manuscripts – my first attempts at novel writing destined to fade into dusty obscurity.  I’ve sent them to dozens of publishers and agents, and although I received some positive comments, none liked them enough to publish them. For a while I toyed with the idea […]

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WHEN DO YOU TAKE THE LEAP TO FULL-TIME WRITING?

  Making the decision to be a full-time writer is a tough one – and scary. A myriad questions run through your mind.  Will I be able to earn enough money to pay the bills?  What happens if the work dries up?  How will I find well-paying clients?  Will I be able to promote myself […]

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