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writing and money – what’s money?

If any readers out there have a fantasy about the glamorous life of the author … and I know MY glamorous life lives up to your expectations, just slipping on my ball-gown now to rush off in the stretch limo and drink cocktails with Peggy Atwood, oh yes … please read this excellent article from the Star. It’s all true – being a writer not only doesn’t pay, it COSTS. It’s a career that makes no financial sense at all except for J. K. Rowling. But we do it anyway, for love, for truth, for art. But not, repeat not, for pay.

Can you afford to be a writer?

Not everyone can win the Giller Prize and for many authors, writing doesn’t pay the bills

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I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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