Writers like to write articles extolling the many misconceptions about their profession; misconceptions that, at times, they themselves believe.
Tag: Abby Norman
The Writing Life: Does it Matter Where a Writer Lives? by Abby Norman
I’ve lived in Maine my entire life, save for the few years I spent in college in New York before I fell ill. I’m a proud New Englander now…
WRITING LIFE: The Magic of ‘Big Magic’ by Abby Norman
I had a rather strange experience last week where, in the span of one day, three separate people recommended Elizabeth Gilbert’s latest book to me. It wasn’t even a suggested reading type recommendation. It was a “stare deep in someone’s eyes and whisper, you have to read this book” type recommendation. I was hesitant because…
CRAFT: Can I Live Off A Book Advance? by Abby Norman
You’ve got your agent. You’ve found a publisher. Now, you’re entering a strange period of apparent uselessness while your agent and publisher talk in hushed tones about The Deal.
CRAFT: 7 Things Every Aspiring Author Should Know About Publishing by Abby Norman
I thought perhaps I’d share what I’m learning as I’m learning it. Take you, the readers and the writers, on the journey with me from pitch to published book…