Tag Archives: Writing motivations

Marketing or Writing?

I have wanted to be a writer since I was 12. I got an A+ for a story in school, and then wrote more in my own time. At 18, I used my Care-Leaving Grant (a small endowment for leaving State … Continue reading

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Writing and commerce

Somewhere in the UK at the moment, someone is celebrating a £46 million Eurolottery win. Did you feel it – the brief twinge of jealousy?  That someone is set for life, lucky beyond their wildest dreams, never to have to … Continue reading

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So why write?

Confession times, I suppose … I write to earn a living.  Yes I can hear you laugh.  Okay, on a deeper level I write to leave a small mark on the face of the literary world, so that there will … Continue reading

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