10 Things I’ve Learned as a Writer #WriterWednesday #AmWriting #WritersLife


The Writing Journey…10 things learnt along the way.

D.E. Haggerty

As I’ve recently released my 15th novel (Hide Not Seek), I thought it was a good time to reflect on what I’ve learned since I started on this writing journey.

1.Everyone thinks that a writer isn’t busy. I don’t have enough fingers and toes to count the number of times I’ve been asked by friends and acquaintances how I manage not to get bored when my hubby is off working.

2. A lot of people don’t read. Seriously, they don’t read novels. I am flabbergasted and confused.

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3. Readers assume that the main character of each novel is you only more funny, mad, sad, [fill in the appropriate adjective here].

4. Self-publishing is not for the fainthearted. If the prejudice against indie writing doesn’t get you down, then the sheer amount of extra work an indie writer needs to do to get noticed will.

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