Why I am giving myself a Salary Increase! – And perhaps you should too!

Please check out lovely Sally Cronin’s wonderful blog and her new book coming out soon. She has quite an assortment of fabulous books that you are sure to enjoy!

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life

I hope you will indulge this somewhat tongue in cheek look at the crazy world of writing… and have a little fun at the same time.

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How many of you feel that you are perhaps a little under paid as an author and a blogger? 

That does not mean that you are under valued, which is not the same thing. I think most of us who are writers love the fact that people buy our books, read and review them and say great things about our posts when they see them.

But when was the last time that you felt that you were getting paid even the minimum wage for the hours that you put into writing, publishing, marketing your books or preparing your blog posts?

Not many of you I would imagine.

I often say that I am doing something I love, that working several hours a day writing…

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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with eight children's books for PS-Gr 4, four middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and two novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. All her books are available on Amazon.com, Create Space, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working toward publishing one children's book, middle-grade/preteen book 5 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. A mystery series for girls and a YA fantasy series will be coming next year. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews.
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