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What does Winston Churchill’s mistress have to do with writing?

Nice West Seattle Day

One of the world’s great leaders, Winston Churchill, whom
you may have heard of, was also the author of many books.
He once summed up his writing pursuits by saying: “Writing
a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an
amusement; then it becomes a mistress, and then it becomes
a master, and then a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you
are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster,
and fling him out to the public.”

I love, love, love that!   
So if you’re ready to fling your monster out to the public, check out these two sites; Story fix if you want feedback and Agent Query if you want to e-pub.

STORYFIX: If you’d like feedback on your work from other writers check out Larry Brooks site StoryFix where he’s created a space for you to post and get comments.

AGENT QUERY: How to publish an e-book on Amazon Kindle


One comment on “What does Winston Churchill’s mistress have to do with writing?

  1. Stephen Hayes
    August 24, 2011

    Thanks for pointing out StoryFix. I'll check it out. As for Churchill, we could use someone of his caliber right about now.

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