Ever wondered what it might be like to be a writer, here is what you can expect:

Questions like this:

“When are you going to get a proper job?.”

Answer: “Go to hell – I never liked you anyway.”

“Are you pregnant or something, unable to do a normal job?”

Answer: “Yes… well no… well actually – conceiving them is far more fun than pushing them out of my nether regions.”

“Are you famous?”

Answer: Laugh coquettishly and reply, “Would I be talking to you if I were?”

“What do you write about?”

Answer: “um….”

Well any fellow writers out there can add to this list, I am absolutely positive that you might have a few of your own!


 

Carla is a successful historical fiction writer and workshop leader. When her fingers aren’t tapping on piano keys, she’s relentlessly guiding ambitious new writers to the finish line with heaps of inspiring advice and motivational techniques… learn a little more here! Follow Carla on Facebook.

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  1. Q “Who’s your publisher?”
    A “Me! No I’m not embarrassed. And it’s not full of typos. Oh dear, did something go down the wrong way?”

    Q “What’s your latest book about?”
    A “Er, it’s not really your sort of thing.”
    – “That’s OK, I’m interested”
    – “No you’re not. Tell me about YOU.”
    -“Don’t be shy. Really, I’m interested.”
    – “OK. It’s about a woman who keeps a diary she made from her twin brother’s skin. After she killed him.”
    – “Bleeeuuchhh!” *edges uneasily away*

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