Category Archives: Writing

Trimming the Beast Down

When I finished the second draft of my novel, If a Butterfly, about eleven weeks ago, it was 280,762 words and 1,093 double-spaced pages. After I returned from the 2012 WLT Agents and Editors Conference in Austin in June, I … Continue reading

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Why I Waited So Long

I’ve been writing all my life – plays, poetry, short stories, work-related writing, even a few stabs at novels – often with the thought of being published or produced, but I didn’t fully commit to it until five or six … Continue reading

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