Treat it Like a Joy

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When we research how to make a living as a writer, people talk about being serious about our writing and treating it like a job. We hear that writers need to defend our writing time. We need to take our work seriously so that others will as well. We need to connect to the right readers through the right channels. And of course, we need to be entrepreneurs, learning the business side of publishing if we want to get our books out there.

I get all that. I really do.

We have these beautiful books, these wonderful stories. We know there’s an audience for them out there somewhere. Trouble is, “somewhere” is vast. Continue reading “Treat it Like a Joy”