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Writers, are you Amateurs or Professionals?

By 21/10/2011writing
Amateur or Professional?

Amateur or Professional?

Professional writers write for money. Amateurs write for enjoyment. If you are writing with no expectation of being paid, you are an amateur.”

Do you agree?

This is what I’m discussing at Misha Gericke’s blog today. Go weigh in, please, and check out what other writers have to say.

Damyanti Biswas

Damyanti Biswas is the author of You Beneath Your Skin and numerous short stories that have been published in magazines and anthologies in the US, the UK, and Asia. She has been shortlisted for Best Small Fictions and Bath Novel Awards and is co-editor of the Forge Literary Magazine. Her forthcoming literary crime thriller, The Blue Bar is represented by Lucienne Diver from The Knight Agency, and will be published by Thomas & Mercer on January 1, 2023.

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