Sunday, August 7, 2011

Mark Bourrie "An Author's Hellish Ordeal" ... Indeed!

Wow!  Just came across this article on Facebook and I must comment on it and share it.  The title of the piece, found on Huffington Post, written by Mark Bourrie, is "Book Publishing: An Author's Hellish Ordeal." 

Mark's journey was indeed hellish, much more hellish than others, but he notes that for any author, the book biz is anything but a cakewalk.  As Mark says:

"The more I write books and promote them, the more likely I am to end up on the dole. Very, very few people in Canada make a living from writing books. I hope to, but the chances are slim to none."

Mark's book The Fog of War: Censorship of Canada's Media in World War Two is available at Chapters and Indigo .

Read Mark's bio here.

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