Should you write the book of your heart, or should you write a book for money? – by Joanna Penn…

Either way, you’d have to have a LOT of luck as well as tons of talent. It makes no sense to write for money. Do you have any idea how many authors actually make enough to survive while they are alive?! Very few! Write what you love & do your best. At least you can walk with other artists with dignity! 😉 ❤
Sherrie Miranda’s historically based, coming of age, Adventure novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador” is about an American girl in war-torn El Salvador:
http://tinyurl.com/klxbt4y
Her husband made a video for her novel. He wrote the song too.
You can watch it on YouTube or go to my home page:
https://sherriemiranda1.wordpress.com

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

Hello, Creatives. I’m Joanna Penn from TheCreativePenn.com. And today I’m talking about a question that’s come in from a viewer which is, “What sells more, fiction or non-fiction, and what should I write?”

So the basic question, which I find a difficult one, is what should I write? This is a really deep question and I wanted to tackle it because it’s something that comes from two angles. There are always going to be two competing sides of the equation.

The artist writes what they want to write. The artist is inspired by what they love.

The business person is inspired by writing something that is going to earn money.

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