One of the questions I'm asked by readers and writers is: "Does it get easier?" Novel writing, that is. The short answer is no, writing a novel never gets easier. The long answer is, it doesn't necessarily get more difficult either. It gets, um, different. Each novel is brand new, and for me, so is the process of writing it. This doesn't mean I haven't learned a lot and adapted, … [Read more...] about Does Writing A Novel Ever Get Easier?
The Last Bathing Beauty
Well, I did it. I finally sent off sixty polished pages of my WIP, The Last Bathing Beauty, to my agent. This new book is my option project with St. Martin's Press. That's a standard part of a book contract, that the author's next work will be offered to the current publisher first, who will have the option to make to an offer, or not. If they choose not to offer, or if the author and publisher … [Read more...] about This Week in Writing: What’s Happening With Boop?