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March 25, 2019
AUTHORS – WHAT DO THEY DO ALL DAY?
By
Linda M. Penn
 
            “So, you are retired and write books?  It must be nice to relax at home and just write.”
 
            “Tell me, does an author just sit around all day and write?”
 
            “Wow, that’s great!  You write for kids and adults?  Are you laughing all the way to the bank?”
 
            These are comments I have heard from well-meaning people since I retired and began writing children’s books and now a book for Baby Boomers.  Any of you out there who are authors?  I would guess you don’t spend your time writing all day and unless you are in the realm of authors such as J. K. Rowling, John Grisham, or Stephen King, you are not laughing your way to the bank.
 
            Let’s recall – after about a year of researching on line, checking out and reading library books, personal interviews, and weekly planning meetings with co-writer, Frank J. Feger,we actually began writing the new book .  I think back to one day at our favorite Panera Bread when we had books, maps, and brochures about Mobile and other places along the Intracoastal Waterway to Destin.  Another customer asked if we were planning a trip?  We jokingly replied we were going to write a book! After the revising of the writing, we had numerous communications with our illustrator, Melissa Quinio, and our editor and layout designer, Misty Baker.  Guess what just arrived in a UPS shipment about a week ago!  Our latest children’s chapter book and fifth in the Clayton River Adventure series, entitled: “Clayton’s River Adventure Mobile to Destin.”  
 
            So, now we can relax and the books just start selling themselves?  NO!  It doesn’t work that way.  For Frank and I, the real work now begins and we try to recover some of our monetary investment in the book.   Marketing now begins.  Frank and I really enjoy meeting potential customers at Book Signings and we have gotten great ideas for future books.  We spend lots of time emailing and calling potential customers also.  We order  promotional materials like posters and book marks too in order to gain sales.
 
            It may sound like I am griping.  Not really, I enjoy this hobby of being an author. However, the next time someone says, “ Must be nice to just sit around writing all day!” I might be tempted to go into a rant. Can’t do that, though, they might buy a book!
 
COPYRIGHT 2019 LINDA M. PENN ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

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