Posts Tagged: Marie Claire

Writing = Work = Job


Settling the debate about whether “writer” is job that arose with Merritt Tierce’s Marie Claire essay about going broke post-debut novel, and a response piece by Ester Bloom at The Billfold calling writing a hobby, Lincoln Michel finds a middle ground between the two stances, arguing at Electric Literature that yes, writing should be considered a job—and the attitude that it isn’t encourages exploitation.


(K)ink #9: Writing While Deviant: Jera Brown


I wanted to uncover the nest of wires comprising my gender identity and describe its complicated mass. ...more