It’s Tough out there…

Very interesting

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Remember I said Writing is a job and you have to work on writing?  Then I mentioned that it was also a business [shudder…] and not an Artsy-Fartsy experience?

On my Twitter feed today, the Author’s guild tweeted this article: ‘Authors Are More Vulnerable To Exploitation Than Ever’ If you are an aspiring writer, it would pay you to pay attention the to politics going on surrounding the profession. It ain’t all “The Pirates done did it”.

Getting a publisher is not the end all be all of being a writer. It is undeniably a grand sense of validation and accomplishment that someone who deals with writers thinks your writing is good and they are willing to put their money with their mouth is. After that? It goes to shit.

They point out in an article that the average pay of a writer is £11,000 in the UK market for…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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One Response to It’s Tough out there…

  1. blondeusk says:

    Very interesting! Thx

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