The Manuscript in the Drawer Might be Your Best Teacher

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The first book I ever wrote lives in a drawer. I learned a lot from writing it. I learned how fun it was to sit with an idea and think “What next?” To put myself inside the mind of people of my own invention and realize I could have them say or do anything…and then watch the fallout. I learned that I didn’t know anything about plot, or pacing, or…