Whatever Works

This is an interesting take on the writing life.

“What I did was actually write up a contract with myself. It was a five-year contract in which I contracted to give myself five years to see what I could do with writing because it meant a lot of financial sacrifices to have a part-time accounting practice,” said Nattel, 47, author of The River Midnight and the recently-released The Singing Fire.

Lilian Nattel talks to the Globe and Mail‘s Kathy English.