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How to Write in Different Genres and Juggling Multiple Careers: a guest post by multi-genre author Jennifer Conner

How to Write in Different Genres and Juggling Multiple Careers by Jennifer Conner Right now, in this time of Covid, we are lucky if we can keep our heads from blowing off, but writing helps keep our brains embedded in our cranium for a few more days. I am a writer, but also a publisher… Continue reading How to Write in Different Genres and Juggling Multiple Careers: a guest post by multi-genre author Jennifer Conner

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The hard work of being an author

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be an author these days…

KateMarie Collins

Morning, everyone! It’s spring! Which, around here, means it’s raining. Still. Just a little warmer than it was last week.

People often imagine the life of a published author as one filled with red carpet invites, cavernous offices where we sit in a comfy chair. A maid or butler bringing us lunch on a silver tray so we remember to eat. And so much money in the bank that we don’t blink if our children want to go to Europe for a summer. Or Yale for six years.

Um, nope. This is work. Hard work. Our house is modest. My husband’s job pays the bills. Mine helps with groceries and, currently, the rest is being funneled each month to help make it so our daughter doesn’t start college knowing she’ll graduate with a mountain of debt. That’s the COO salary, anyway. The royalties? I get to go to my favorite…

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