About Welcome to the Writer's Life
How to Design Your Writing Craft, Writing Business, Writing Practice, and Reading Practice
Being a writer doesn’t have to be a dream you watch other people living.
Getting over your doubt is the first step, and we’ll talk about how to pack your doubt along with you as you start to form your life around the habit of writing to improve your skills.
Learn the real way writing works
If you’re not a part of a writing community, you might think writers are born, not made. In this book, you’ll see how working writers are making it through the rejection, keeping their bills paid, and making it all work.
Read. Write. Create.
Making the process a part of your daily life is the best way to become a person who has writing they’re proud to share.
About the Author
Paulette Perhach’s writing has been published in the New York Times, ELLE, Slate, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Stylist UK, and Salon. She’s worked for Health and Coastal Living magazines, as well as various newspapers. Hugo House, a nationally recognized writing center in Seattle, awarded her the Made at Hugo House fellowship in 2013. She was recently nominated for the 2016 BlogHer Voices of the Year award for her essay, “Fuck Off Fund,” which is forthcoming in the anthology Freshman Year of Life from Flatiron Books.
“Paulette Perhach is a teacher you can trust. She knows the creative writing process from hard work and constant practice, and everything she says about it rings true. Funny and wise, filled with examples of the joys and sweet agonies of the creative process, Welcome to the Writer's Life is a book both veterans and beginners will enjoy.”
Charles Johnson, author of Middle Passage, winner of the National Book Award
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