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Quitting my job… to write a book.

Posted on 12 September 2011 by Alice

Book Shelf

Will I ever make it onto my own book shelf?

I’ve just taken one giant step… not really for mankind, but definitely for me. Two weeks ago I left a well-paid job at a daily newspaper to finish writing my first crime novel. I started writing the book about eight years ago just for fun – it was really a story that just became longer and longer. So I’ve had this on the go since then, not taking it very seriously. That is, until now.

For the past three years I’ve been a reporter covering the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, interviewing famous authors from around the world and revelling in the sessions I’ve attended. This March at the third Festival, something struck me. I hadn’t made any progress on my own book for

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As far as I can see, there are a few problems with taking the steps I have:

1) Sitting at home writing a book incurs a significant pay cut.

2) I don’t have a publisher or even an agent.

3) I’ve written 50,000 words over eight years and plan to write

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Was it a stupid move?

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