Jerusha Cowless, Agony Aunt

Jerusha Cowless, Agony Aunt: "Are my passionate convictions why I can't get published?"

I'm a sucker for an agony column, and since it's years since I've had a proper job, Jeremy Bullmore's in Saturday's Guardian has the same pleasure for me as gardening programmes do: intellectually and humanly fascinating, without the least necessity to take it (at the moment) to heart. And today's column included a problem which I found myself reading as a perfect analogy for a particular writerly situation. I hope Jeremy won't mind if I don my costume of Jerusha Cowless, agony aunt to the passionate, aspiring author, and paraphrase: Dear Jerusha; I'm in my late 20s and currently working... Read more →