This contains some excellent thoughts on constructing a writing life as a business, or at least in a business minded way. This also compliments another piece I saw recently on writing as a job when you also have a day job.


While the first two months of 2013 were not exactly empty of purpose for me — I worked on the video game and next-gen comic I’m part of the creative team for, did SFWA business, edited a book, debuted the episodes of The Human Division and managed a spontaneous fundraiser that generated roughly $70k in pledges — March starts the part of the year where I start seriously doing the year’s creative tasks, because a) two months off from that is enough for the year, b) if I want to have stuff out in 2014, now’s the time to get to it.

The challenge at this point is narrowing down what I should be doing next. Here are the things I could be doing next:

1. Story treatments for movies I plan to pitch later in the year (there are three of these);

2. A screenplay (a “practice” screenplay, much…

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Published by: Thomas Rohde

Artist // Writer // Theatre Professional // Nerd // Night Owl Inspired by a steady and lifelong infusion of pop culture, comic books, and a vast assortment of films and books, our friendly neighborhood blogger has doomed himself to a life of creative pursuits. There's not enough time for everything, but we all do what we can. Artist: of watercolor, ink, comic illustration, horror/ sci-fi/ fantasy art. Writer: of fictions, tweets, captions & blogs. Lover: coffee, whiskey, wine & beer. Instagram and Twitter as @demipho

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