Top 10 things not to say to an author

10. I read 50 Shades of Grey. Is your book anything like that?

9. So, when are you going to give up your day job?

8. Are they going to make a movie out of your book?

7. I don’t buy books. They’re too expensive.

6. How long does it take to write one of your little stories?

5. You should set your story in my town/workplace/back yard

4. How big is your advance?

3. Will you name a character after me/my mother/my boy friend?

2. How can I get published?

1. I could do that if I had the time.

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5 thoughts on “Top 10 things not to say to an author

  1. My daughter and I loved these, but also recognize that it must get old to hear these questions over and over and over. Thank you for persevering and writing your wonderful mysteries.

  2. Pingback: Top Ten Things Not to Say to an Unpublished Author | Alice Fitzpatrick

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