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Do Irish Writers Make A Living?

Posted at 1:11PM Tuesday 19 Aug 2014

These are tough times for publishing. It is a late but definite casualty of the recession, with falling sales, the steady rise of self-publishing and yet another crisis of identity in 'serious' literature. But what kind of effect is all of this having on the actual writers?

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