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Pat McCord

Pat McCord lives for writing books. She’s published 15 of them, earning numerous awards and recognition.

But like most authors, books are not how she makes her entire living. Given the industry’s inconsistent nature, Pat had to find another source of income. But how do you fit in writing books if you work full-time?

“To be an author, I discovered that it was really tough working full-time in an office and then trying to write on the weekends,” she said.

“I needed a permanent Plan B to help pay the bills.”

Find out Pat’s trusty “permanent Plan B,” a reliable complement to unpredictable book deals and royalties.

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Published: November 20, 2014

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