Month: March 2013

So You Want to be a Freelance Writer?

Whilst it’s undoubtedly true that the world of writing is a competitive one, it can also be a cooperative environment as well. And, while we often play the numbers game and look for a niche to nip into with the fervour of a Saturday shopper in a car park, writers are a community. I recently …

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A Different Kind of Contract

Do you mind? This is a private conversation. Whenever someone sits down to read or watch a work of fiction, they are forming a pact with the author. Two, in fact. The first is what is commonly known as ‘suspension of disbelief’. That roughly translates as ‘I won’t question anything you tell me, as long …

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