On Being an Author

Filed under: Check-it-out, Pondering

October 30th is drawing a little closer every day and I’m starting to do random authory things but I haven’t really hit my full stride yet, and probably won’t for awhile. That’s why your Monday needs a little Jackson Pearce talking about what it’s like to be an author.

What was your biggest misconception about being an author? What’s your take on job vs. career? Were you surprised by anything Jackson had to say?

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  1. Well, I AM terribly disappointed I haven’t been issued a cabana boy yet. Or, for that matter, a cabana. And nobody else is cleaning my house for me while I play with my muse. That’s a real shocker.

    Other than that, though, I like my career choice just fine.

  2. LOL! I hear ya!

  3. I love Jackson’s videos, she is so good at them and such a darling. Hmm, what surprised me most?

    All the WORK. That even though writing/publishing is mind-expanding and fun and exhilarating and exciting it’s also a dang amount of work. 🙂

    The wonderfully lovely surprises about it all: having fantastic editors and getting fan mail. Makes all the crazy completely worth it.

    I like Linda’s ideas for a cabana boy and maid. *That’s* when we’ll know we’ve *made* it!

  4. I agree…there is never enough time to do it all, but the people make it all worth while!

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