Of course, everybody’s different. For some writers, it runs into triple figures, while others don’t draft at all. I remember learning about the writing process at high school. Now I know you’re stopping me right there: these days, we’re supposed to ignore everything we learnt in high school about writing. Nobody wants to read those… Continue reading How Many Drafts Does it Take?
The monument blazing at sunset Image credit: http://www.brolgahealingjourneys.com “There’s a few of you today,” the publican said when I told her I want to see the monument. I try not to make my looking around obvious: it’s a one-horse town with neither horse nor rider in residence. “My husband usually takes people out to look,”… Continue reading The Monument
In my last blog, I explained where I’m up to in my novel-writing process. This time, I thought I’d explain what happens after I finish writing it. Sure, I know – I need to get published, right? Only it’s not quite that simple. Six months ago, I thought the next step would be to find an agent.… Continue reading The Next Step