The life of a novelist imagining a life of artistry in Paris.
Publish a Book and Change Your Life, or, Well, Maybe Not
BY THE BILLFOLD JUNE 24, 2015
by Christine Sneed
"...When I decided that I’d try to make a life as a writer during my senior year in college, I set off in dogged, possibly foolhardy pursuit of this goal. It wasn’t so much a conscious decision as a pigheaded, glacially slow march out of complete obscurity, out of the room where I wrote thousands of pages of unpublished work before my first book, a short story collection, was published a couple of months after my thirty-eighth birthday...."