Tag: writing life Archives · Wendy Orr
When Hollywood Comes Knocking – Part 3: Green Light!
So your film’s been optioned, it’s spent years in development and now the script has been approved, the cast and crew are pretty well set… and finally you get that call. I…Read
Should you make the leap and become a full time writer?
The messy side of a writing life The biggest question I’ve been asked at talks to emerging writers lately has been about making the leap the from part-time writer to full time, seriously committed,…Read
Taking stock in a writing life
The new book, Dragonfly Song, is now with the proofreader, and after spending the last eighteen months saying that I was on a tight deadline, I feel as if I’ve re-emerged into…Read
Restlessness and rewards
I sent my editor the second draft of my new book last night. First thing this morning she emailed to see she was printing it out to read, so I knew there…Read
Saying No: the Author as Gambler
I’ve just said, ‘No,’ to a writing project: two commissioned books for a good cause, at a fair fee. I was told that I was the client’s first choice of author, which…Read