Study Writer's Lives

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Page After Page by Heather Sellers

Study writer's lives. Read The Paris Review interview and the Glimmer Train interviews and the essays by writers in The New York Times. What are the varieties of a writer's life? What are the perks in the career? Who is the boss when a person is a writer? Get more information about what writers do, how they tend their minds.

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Read Publishers Weekly and other writers' journals. What's the difference between popular and mainstream? What's a genre writer? Who is who? Why? What does a day in the life of a successful writer look like? Most writers will tell you: lots and lots of days, sitting with fear and doubt.

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