Posts Tagged: novel-writing
Feeling like the progress on your novel has stalled? That draft feel like it’s collecting dust as it sits on your hard drive, unopened for months? Worry not! Many novels that have been immortalized in literary history took quite some time to write from start to finish....more
The stories are woven together with my life and my life moved across the globe as I wrote, so the stories too took that long journey. My map of becoming a writer goes all the way around the world.
William Giraldi talks about writing in spite of Catholicism:
The Catholic O’Connor, in other words, has no Catholic agenda when she sits at the campfire to tell her story—across her singular canon all is chaos in search of grace, all is enigma unveiled but unsolved, and no credo is a clear victor.
I don’t know about you but this is the year I finish that @#$#@%! novel.
I got two hundred pages of rough stuff. Real rough stuff.
The first novel. The one I’m allowed to be cavalier about, right?
The one people will say, provided it ever gets published: oh that was just his first novel....more