How to be an Older Writer

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Troubador Publishing Ltd, Aug 1, 2006 - Authorship - 124 pages
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Why keep sending your manuscripts and synopses off to mainstream publishers who give them precious little attention but consign them to a slushpile? This book suggests a different approach, which sets aside the fantasy of fame and riches and other crazy dreams. Its message is: if you sincerely want to be a writer be one.
  

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Contents

HOW TO BE AN OLDER WRITER
1
Oscar and Angela
7
In the Slippered Footsteps
18
The Christmas Albatross
24
Autumn Leaves
31
A Writers Bargain
38
On Reading a Bestseller
45
The Green Scissors
52
A Special Day on Tangier Island
58
Saroyan and Me
68
The Old Fisherman of Blea Tarn
75
A Night at the Opera
83
Writers Anonymous
90
A Late Afternoon with Jack Trevor Story
101
Life After Death
109
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