We’re closing shop for summer, but before you abandon us completely, check out this round-up of books, music and movies to try this summer.
My real-life stories of things not to say to a writer: When I explained to someone that for sales copy, they needed a copywriter, not a content writer. The response: ‘If you didn’t want to write it, all you had to do was say no.’
For a long time after the book was published, I struggled with feelings of shame, because I thought the book could’ve been so much better. But it’s out there and there’s nothing I can do about it.
Disclaimer: This is not a fluffy, writing-makes-me-all-poetic-and-goey-inside kind of post. It’s a ‘truth post’. So if you’re a ‘sensitive’ sort, or the type of person that’s likely to get offended about a post written by an ‘upstart writer who thinks too highly of herself’, best walk away now.
It’s every writer’s worst nightmare. You pour out your blood, sweat and tears into your new book, only to find out that another author has published the same book as yours. It happened to these authors and here’s what they had to say.