There’s a certain mystique about writing, especially when you’ve had a book or two published. Perhaps that mystique has faded in the past few years, when it has become easier and cheaper to have a professional-looking opus produced and for sale in online bookshops, but I still feel proud to be able to call myself ‘author’ on Linked-in.
I’ve found that it comes with certain assumptions, however, not all of which apply to all authors. Above all, people have warned me that it ‘won’t make me rich’. This was the case 15 years ago when I first had a non-fiction business book published; I heard it again two years ago when the first novel appeared. Read more “It’s not (necessarily) about the fame …”