The life of an author as lived by his wife (or husband)

I came across this hilarious post today, written by the wife of author and friend Nicholas Rossis. I saw myself and my husband in this and we howled together reading it. If you’re a writer living with a partner who’s not one, chances are you will relate greatly, and will get a few chuckles too in the process!

Nicholas C. Rossis

We shall read on the beaches, we shall read in the fields and in the streets, we shall read in the hills... - Photo: sxc.hu We shall read on the beaches, we shall read in the fields and in the streets, we shall read in the hills…
– Photo: sxc.hu

Today was not a good day for writing. I woke up early, as usual, to do some writing, but a myriad of things required my attention, breaking my concentration. Before I knew it, the day had begun and an unprecedented number of clients called up, interrupting me  every five minutes.

None of this would matter, of course, if I hadn’t already missed yesterday’s writing. As I aim to have the fourth Pearseus book ready by Christmas, this means I have to write 1,500-2,000 words daily to have any hope of meeting my target.

Then, I made the mistake of expressing my frustration to my wife, Electra. An expression of deep care and sympathy failed completely to appear on her face. Instead, she announced she’d be writing…

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