So the thing I didn't expect, happened. The thing I was warned about. I let people (two, not the entire world...) read Chapters 1 & 2 of The Book. (Okay I also sent it to my bestie just minutes before starting this blog post, so, three people...). And guess what?They want to read more. My … Continue reading when people want to read your book.
Stuck in traffic in the early-morning hours, I had an epiphany. Not the amazing, life-changing, Oprah-moment everyone dreams about. The epiphany was of the much worse kind. The kind that means I have to basically re-write my entire first chapter. For some reason, I do my best thinking in the car. Maybe I get inspired … Continue reading Realizing You Got It Wrong
I read a blog post once about 'the writing advice you're going to hate' or 'the worst writing advice ever'. In it, the author told his readers to write their book, then re-write it. Yep, you read that right. Write. It. All. Over. Again. I, like many readers, scoffed and thought, 'that's cool but I'm … Continue reading The Writing Advice No One Wants to Hear