Writing

Writing a Book is Not a Simple Task

When nearly eighty percent of people in America say they plan to write a book someday, there’s an urban legend that writing a book is a right of passage and something everyone can do. If everyone can do it, then it must be easy. Simple. A snap.

Let me tell you, the myth of ease behind this urban legend is false.

Refine Your Writing Process: Revisions

Writing anything is a process. Writing a novel can be a lengthy commitment of time, energy and mental resources. Right now I’m hip deep in the mire of revisions.

Some people don’t understand how involved the revision process can be, so they think that the hard part of writing a novel is over. You know, coming up with a brilliant premise and then telling the story to the sum of 70-100 thousand words.

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