In the meantime…

I am five days away from my (revised) deadline on HARD BITTEN.* While I work feverishly to finish up the final scenes, here’s a little food for thought. It’s the organizational matrix purportedly penned by J.K. Rowling to plot out one of the Harry Potter books. Interesting method, no? * – Note that finishing the[…]

The Momentum

The hardest part of writing a novel is, for me, the initial 20,000 words or so. The book has no momentum, so it feels like every 500 words is a slog to get through. And then, about 25,000 words or so, the book begins to magically take shape. Enough scenes are written that the book[…]

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