The good news is, thousands of writers report they’re making a pretty good living.
Unfortunately, that’s a proverbial iceberg tip, being held up by several hundred thousand writers deep underwater. Have you ever tried breathing while being held underwater by thousands of writers?
The median income for authors is less than the amount they spend on computer equipment, Starbucks membership cards, and books about how to write for a living.
Now, I’m not telling…Continue
Posted on May 26, 2015 at 4:00pm
"It is the
not the preacher,
who has given us freedom of religion.
not the reporter,
who has given us freedom of the press.
not the poet,
who has given us freedom…
Posted on May 25, 2015 at 2:30pm
How many books we sold at my daughter’s yard sale depends on whether you mean the ones I wrote or the ones I read. Either way, I came back with a lighter load.
I’ve concluded that for most people yard sales aren’t worth the time and effort: It’s like putting all the work into setting up a small business, then shutting it down again after just three days. But in this case I got to hang out with my daughter and grandkids, so there was that.
Posted on May 24, 2015 at 4:00pm
Going through an attic and basement full of boxes for my daughter’s yard sale has revealed just how much of a book addict I am. In the end, I’m not sure what hurt worse: letting go of so many I’ve read, or realizing how many I haven’t read yet.…Continue
Posted on May 20, 2015 at 3:30pm