A career which involves writing can seem like the perfect fit, if you are an aspiring author. In a talk I gave this weekend to the Stevenage Writers’ Group I outlined some of the pros and cons, and being realistic about “giving up the day job.” Thank you to the group; it was a lovely laid-back session on a beautiful sunny day and I am grateful for the opportunity to spend some time in their stimulating and fun company.
Thank you for asking me to talk a bit about what I do. My job is to write educational features and commercial scripts of all sorts, for a children’s radio station. I get to invent characters sometimes. Other times I use a client’s own characters and put words in their mouths. So that’s my job.
My own writing ranges from TV pilot scripts, feature length screenplays in the science fiction genre…
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