Creativity and pay

Here’s a reflection about creative work and getting paid by an Australian writer and mother. She raises the age-old questions about balancing work and motherhhood, and getting paid for writing. (So you know, HECS is an Australian student loan program and TAFE is a vocational training system.) While she offers no new solutions, sometimes knowing others struggle with the same challenges — including fatherhood — helps.

The literary mother load | Overland literary journal