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Somebodys always getting me to come lecture to their writing class, and I dont talk about writing at all, I talk about t
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"Somebody's always getting me to come lecture to their writing class, and I don't talk about writing at all, I talk about the business of making a living at this racket"

- Jerry Pournelle

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This quote by Jerry Pournelle speaks with the importance of understanding the business side of writing. It recommends that while composing is an art type, it is likewise a profession that requires understanding of the industry. Pournelle is suggesting that when he is asked to lecture to writing classes, he does not concentrate on the craft of writing, however rather the practical elements of earning a living as a writer. This might consist of topics such as understanding contracts, marketing, and networking. Pournelle's quote emphasizes the significance of understanding the business side of composing in order to make a successful career out of it. It is inadequate to just be a talented author; one should likewise comprehend the industry in order to make a living.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Jerry Pournelle somewhere between August 7, 1933 and today. He/she was a famous Journalist from USA. The author also have 22 other quotes.

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