He was kind, loyal and protective of those he cared about. And I had become one of those he cared about.
No, there are some much bigger demons to vanquish. Here’s are just a few bad habits that interfere with my work.
It’s the think, that they instilled in me, the idea that Christmas isn’t about toys or gifts – it never has been.
Because my family doesn’t just put up with my writing, as they were forced to do all those years ago in Asbury Park. They are an invaluable aid in finding the very best story, character or setting possible.
My respect for the growth, influence and creativity involved in social media is immeasurable. It’s just that, well, it’s a lot of freaking work.
First of all, congrats! Your interest in doing National Novel Writing Month shows an excitement for writing and storytelling and a willingness to rise to the challenge of writing a whole book in a month!
Each book follows its own journey and that’s okay. As long as I still arrive at the final product, I’m pleased. That being said, there are still a few rituals I follow for all of my stories, no matter the genre, length or series.