Fellow sf writer Karen Miller kindly invited me to write a Guest Post: Lara Morgan over on ime on her blog and I’m dissecting what it was like for me to lose a contract otherwise titled, Even Published Writers Get The Blues.
I’m talking about writing, Betrayal, snacks and other important things! At AusRomToday
Describe yourself in one word:
What is your background with regard to writing?
I have been writing since I was a child, starting with some truly appalling poetry and plagiarising famous works (especially by Enid Blyton). Surprisingly none of these have been published! I was the typical English Lit student nerd in high school and studied creative writing in university but there were long gaps in my twenties when I did no writing at all. It took until my thirties for me to get serious about it. See next question……
When did you first begin writing with a view of embarking on a career as a published author?
I was working at a community newspaper and had been dithering about with a fantasy book since 1996 but I never really thought I could be a published writer. To me writers were other people, out of…
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