Category Archive: Writing and Business

Oct 17 2017

So what if I don’t get rich as a writer?

“Don’t be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.” American playwright and screenwriter, Arthur Miller, was born on this day in 1915 (died 2005). Well, sure. But could it at least pay the mortgage on the beach house? There are writers who make their living from the keyboard. …

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Oct 04 2017

Word Play

  Anyone who undertakes the literary grind had better like playing around with words. American humorist and journalist, Roy Blount, Jr., was born on this day in 1941. That’s the thing about writers. We like seeing how words fit together. Sometimes we force them to work together even when they don’t want to. And, if …

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