Writing is a Job — Not a Holy Pilgrimage

You don’t have to be passionate about being a writer to be one. It’s a job — just like any other job.

Me with Neil Gaiman when I was interviewing him for a celebrity magazine

At some point during the past 20 years, I became aware of a very strange and bizarre attitude towards writing by some. It was the idea that there was something holy — I can think of no other word — about putting pen to paper…

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Tessa Schlesinger

Tessa Schlesinger

I support Bernie Sanders (US), Jeremy Corbyn (UK), am an atheist, and a life long thinker which comes through in my writing.