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Writing Career | Bluffing You’re Being a Grown Up Until You are one

“Now sit back and wait for the money and adulation to roll in”

You're a writer. You've written your story. You've had it published - either self published or (joy of joys!) by an actual publisher. Now sit back and wait for the money and adulation to roll in. This is what being a grown up writer is all about.

Only it doesn't. Drat!

Your writing career requires that you approach it as a business. Ugh! Pauline Baird Jones explains why you need to do this to succeed as a writer in today's How to be an Author guest post. Continue reading Writing Career | Bluffing You’re Being a Grown Up Until You are one

Collaboration in the Writing Process | Story as Project

Books don't write themselves - and sometimes the writing process goes better with two than with one. Larry Niven, Anne McCaffrey and Melanie Rawn (to name but three!) have all completed successful writing projects with other authors.

In today's how to be an author guest post, Rebecca Lacy outlines 11 points to bear in mind when writing a project with another author. Continue reading Collaboration in the Writing Process | Story as Project