Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: career and peak

Date: 20 Nov 2001

In a message dated 11/20/01 6:40:12 AM, writes:

<< Once you are successful enough to become a "full-time" writer, you by definition are cut off from a lot of the "real" world, "day-job" stimuli of meeting new people who can BE credible characters as realistic players in a mystery novel. >>

This may be true... if you let it. However, it can be argued that in a day job, one is only exposed to a select number of individual types. And that given the freedom to write full time, one can choose to be exposed to whomever one likes or needs to know.

John Lau

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