Throwback Thursday: Author Myths: Don’t Believe Everything You Hear

 

Throwback Thursday is a series where we take a look back at some of AWP’s most popular posts. Enjoy!

by Hope Ann

 

The writer’s life is surrounded by myths, both inside and out. ‘Oh, you are a writer? You must be rich?’ ‘A writer? Are you a starving artist? I didn’t think you could make any money that way.’ ‘Just write a book and put it out there, it will take off.’

So…yes. Lots of myths. So I decided to collect a few; some from Facebook, some from articles I’ve read, some from things I’ve heard or heard of so much that they are now stuck in my head.

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