A $100,000 book advance sounds nice, doesn’t it? That sounds like enough money to quit your day job, spend a few hours writing each day, and then using the remainder of your time talking about creative things — with creative friends — over coffee or tea the rest of the day. Right? Wrong… I recently […]
Granted, he works with a couple co-authors, but even still–17 books in 3 years is a lot of work, even for a fulltime writer like James Patterson.
When I was twelve, I went into my backyard and taught myself how to juggle. It wasn’t something I’d thought about doing — I was bored and needed something to do. The only jugglers I remember seeing: Steve Martin A clown at a third-rate circus A guy at a Renaissance festival I didn’t have the […]