This post makes a good point, that most novels don’t deal with financial issues of the characters. The only modern exception I can think of is The Hunger Games, where the section Katniss was from was a poor town and she had to hunt and fish for meat.
by Andrea Lundgren
It’s a topic that, in real life, we think about more than we’d like to admit: how much we make, how much we can spend, and how we can make more money all has a place in our thoughts.
(And if we’re being completely honest, we’d have to say that making money from writing is partly why we’re so interested in publishing in general and writing blogs in particular, as we scour the internet to find out how to get published, when to get published, and what to write so our works sells well.)
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