Meet Guest Author Paul White…

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

paul-whiteI often get asked to write about ‘this & that’ for someone else. I get a “can you just…” and such like.

Often I agree, on the premise I have the time to ‘spare from my own work’.

Occasionally this statement is met by an incredulous look.

After all, I am just a writer, aren’t I?

Being a writer means I simply sit about scribbling the odd word onto a sheet of paper, or tap out some nonsense on a keyboard. Clearly, I have time.

After all, I am not doing anything else, am I?

I wonder how many non-writers can conceive what it is to write for a living, especially as an independent author?

Firstly, you must get a basic notion of a story. You must formulate a start point, a middle and have some idea how it will end. Woven between this comes the conflicts and…

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One thought on “Meet Guest Author Paul White…

  1. I get asked to do stuff while I’m “doing the Writer thing,” be it actual writing or social interactions, and have the thought, “After all, I am not doing anything else, am I?” frequently. They just don’t seem to understand, do they? 🙂

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