What it really takes to be a full-time writer with Emily Ballou

This week on Elevenses with CEC we chat with Australian-American poet, novelist and screenwriter Emily Ballou about what it really costs you to be writer, the ups and downs and the sacrifices nobody warns you about. Based in Glasgow, but working on global projects, pre lockdown, Emily was in writers rooms in London and L.A. but is now hidden away in her home writing furiously for a Hollywood film, whilst trying to juggle other projects. Join us for this candid chat about the real life of a working writer and find out if it’s all it’s cracked up to be.

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