A good time reading

I spent some time reading for leisure — I don’t know if I should have put it that way, as isn’t any reading done at leisure? Unless one had to study, but I wasn’t. The books I was enjoying were The Wind in the Willows and Chasing the Dragon, perhaps one of those you would have heard of. The Wind in the Willows is the best known of the two, a children’s classic by Kenneth Grahame, which I have got around to reading, after being very interested in.

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Commercial or independent

Does one’s ideas have commercial or independent potential? One’s archive of ideas may suggest one is heading in a commercial or independent direction, and an idea that has fully bloomed may suggest one way or other.

Though it is not always the writer’s will that is paramount on deciding if he will be a commercial or independent screenwriter as screenwriters are at the mercy of the demands of their own country’s parochial industry, be that independent.

However, wannabe novelists can send their prospective work to either a commercial or independent publisher from the outset so they have more choice than screenwriters who don’t live in Hollywood.

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