Originally Posted by Teresa Edgerton
But we each have our set of compromises that we will or won't accept (or will accept but reserve our right to complain loudly). I was on a panel at BayCon with a writer who does media tie-in novels and sometimes has to write a book in a matter of weeks. That was her idea of professionalism, and anyone who wasn't prepared to do the same thing was a mere amateur to her way of thinking.
If that was the way I had to work, I am very certain I wouldn't find writing a satisfying job. I'd just have to be an amateur, and happy to remain so.
I completely agree. I could not write anything in a few weeks, unless it was nonfiction.