Category Archives: Monarch Butterflies

Splitting a Butterfly in Two

My first completed novel, If a Butterfly, was EXTREMELY long. The first draft was well over 300,000 words, about 1,300 double-spaced pages; but — in its defense — it’s a complex story, spread across an entire continent and into outer … Continue reading

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If a Butterfly (Monarch Migration Update)

The book I’ve been posting about for the past couple of weeks, If a Butterfly, follows the migration of one particular Monarch butterfly as it tries to fly from Canada to Mexico. The journey my Monarch takes is no more unusual … Continue reading

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-00-, or The End, or…

For the past year or so people have been asking, “How’s your book coming?” referring to my novel, If a Butterfly. I had been telling them that the first draft was done, that I had to clean up a few … Continue reading

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