Nothing to do with genre, I'll admit, but I just came across this article on the BBC news website:
"A police officer has quit his job after landing a £800,000 publishing deal to write crime thrillers.
Pc Matt Hilton worked as a beat officer in Cumbria before securing the five novel deal with Hodder and Stoughton."
Not bad work if you can get it...
Every time I see a story like this it just makes me all the more aware that I've neglected my own projects for far too long...
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