Why Is It So #*! Hard to Make a Living as a Writer Today?
By Douglas Preston
Reprinted from the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of the Authors Guild Bulletin.Doug Preston was the keynote speaker at the inaugural New Mexico Writers Dinner at La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe on March 2nd. We reprint his remarks here with his permission and our thanks.
Doug Preston is a journalist and the author of more than thirty works of fiction and nonfiction, including the Wyman Ford series, and, in collaboration with Lincoln Child, the Agent Pendergast series. His nonfiction work includes Dinosaurs in the Attic: An Excursion into the American Museum of Natural History, and The Monster of Florence: A True Story. He is a member of the Authors Guild Council.