Being A Writer Is Tough

All of the advantages of e-publishing are true,but the promotion of what one has written is a massive stumbling-block. There must be masses of really good books go unnoticed. It’s getting known in the first place that’s the key,as there can be a snowball effect once your name is recognised.

I read a couple of interviews with Richard Flanagan,the Australian winner of the Man-Booker literary prize. He says a lot of common-sense things,which I heartily agree with,and he knows how tough the life of a writer is :

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booker-prize/11163437/Richard-Flanagan-I-nearly-worked-down-mine-after-writing-Man-Booker-Prize-winner.html

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