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People are Cruel to Writers – C. JoyBell C. QUOTES FOR WRITERS

People have many cruel expectations from writers. People expect novelists to live on a hill with three kids and a spouse, people expect children’s story writers to never have sex, and people expect all great poets to be dead. And these are all very difficult expectations to fulfill, I think.
C. JoyBell C.

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3 comments on “People are Cruel to Writers – C. JoyBell C. QUOTES FOR WRITERS

  1. Sarah Waldock
    April 3, 2022

    and the letters about “I think x character should do y” and you th’nk “Why don’t you write your own novels if you want to change mine?”

    • bridget whelan
      April 4, 2022

      I think it’s a bit of a compliment – if a back-handed one. It means the character has really grabbed the imagiation of that reader

      • Sarah Waldock
        April 4, 2022

        that’s a good point. It is a compliment. hehe I dont’t mind if anyone writes fanfiction around my books… it’s a sign of having made it…

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