I distinctly remember the moment when I decided to give up. I had just typed the last words of a book labelled “that_sci_fi_thing.doc” on my computer. This was not the first book I’d ever written—in fact, it was the eleventh. I’d written my first novel a decade ago. I’d thought...
When I first started writing novels...I had no idea what it would take to write novels. That writers put every ounce of their beings into their craft — their time, emotions, memories, old buried monsters, joys, and pain. Who knew that dreaming up worlds required such a tremendous effort and...
Let me tell you about a book that was both one of the hardest things I’ve ever written and also the easiest. This tale begins in the Spring of 2014, after turning in a first draft of Truthwitch to my editor. Actually, let’s back up a bit further to 2012,...
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