Four years ago I was 27 and working at a marketing job that was “okay”.
Writing is boring. It’s unnatural. It’s basically sitting and staring at a screen and typing into a keyboard.
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Q: What if I hate marketing? A: That’s ok. I hate marketing also.
This might seem obvious, but bears repeating: most people who start their books don’t finish them. A ghostwriter, by writing the book for you, ensures that the manuscript does, in fact, get finished.
The authors that do this tend to succeed. The authors that don’t…tend to fail.
Because not everything is so black and white.
Think about the kind of life you want to have and what kind of writing career would fit into that without having to win the writing career lottery.
Asher was expelled from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators last year after sexual harassment allegations unsurfaced in an anonymous email.