I sent out a short story to a magazine the other day. This was a big moment for me -- due to a lot of logistical reasons, I hadn't sent anything out since the end of 2008. But now I'm serious.
You know why? My job is not fun. At all. And I really, really would rather be making my money on this writing business.
Oh, how often are novelists born out of misery...
1 hour ago