My Process

Writing a book ain't easy! Why be a writer? Not only must you have that terrific idea, and then put the words to paper in a coherent manner, but the road of having your book published can be fraught with pot-holes and poor signage that afflicts any travelling the road away from the more crowded thoroughfares. Not only must you finish your book, but you have to publish it, which can be the most challenging step of all.   My process: I might not have taken the best road, as I believe everyone's process will be different, but I hope some might gain a little insight in viewing my efforts.   Write the story. Many best selling authors indicate that the story is most important, while aiming at perfect prose is less so. I wrote my story, then rewrote it a dozen times. Adding the odd simile or metaphor seems less important than having your style and getting your story out there. I tried, oh God I tried. Test market. I...
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