• Career business

    The beautiful truth of non-fiction writers

    I recently dated an author of speculative fiction. After a decade between novels, his fourth book was released while we were dating. We went through the anxious pre-release build-up,┬áthe interviews and the worry, and the post-release wait for reviews. His next book was already alive in his mind and he needed to write it down as soon as possible. It was the story he had to tell. I’m at the other end of the writing spectrum. I’ve been an author…