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Joan Swan | The Only Constant Is Change (+ Amazon Giveaway!)
Author Guest / March 13, 2011

Maybe trite, a tad cliché, but too true not to reiterate. Change applies to everyone, across races, zip codes and income brackets.  So whether you’ve come to Fresh Fiction as a writer or a reader or both, I hope you find value in this post. If you are a writer, your life revolves around change.  Whether pubbed or pre-pubbed, writers all deal with those shifting plot lines, that character who insists he will absolutely not wear loafers, the disappointment of losing a critique partner or turmoil of diminished writing time. If you’re published there are even more areas for potential change, such as needing to write in a new genre, changing your voice or adopting a pseudonym.  What happens if your agent gets pregnant and goes out on maternity leave, or your publishing house reorganizes and you find yourself with a new editor, or worse, the house drops the line you write for…and you have no editor?  This industry constantly changes cover art, titles, release dates, promotional offerings, conference dates… I could go on, but I won’t.  My point is that change is unavoidable.  It’s not a matter of whether or not it will happen, but when.  The more you anticipate…