The Myth of the Wealthy Author

The Myth of the Wealthy Author

Writing

The myth of the wealthy author has existed for many moons. With the dawn of the printing press, authorship suddenly became popularized and widespread rather than exclusive only to bald monks in a dank basement. Charles Dickens, of course, comes to mind as one of the first wealthy authors to appear in modern times. Dostoyevsky …

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don't trust writing gurus

Don’t Trust Writing Gurus

Writing

The desire to be a writer is big business and writing gurus know it. Across Google’s searches on writing are a plethora of “How To” articles telling you what you need to do to be a successful author. Many of these are well-intentioned and want to provide good advice. Many others are snake oil salesman. …

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giving up on movies

Giving Up Movies

Film

I’m giving up movies. They’ve been a huge part of my life since as long as I can remember. My dad would take me to the movie theater quite often and I’d obsessively watch the same movies on the VHS player over and over. I never tired of them. Until recently. Many reasons could have …

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