Monthly Archives: January 2010

Posted in Books, DAW, writing.

Writing spans a spectrum, for me:  it’s serious, it’s joyful, it’s heartbreaking, it’s frustrating–and sometimes it’s terrifying.  I spend months with so many words and so many scenes they begin to blend, and once I’ve finished the first draft — and in case I haven’t mentioned it here yet, House Name is finished in first draft — I then have to read, revise, and try to make sure the book I’ve actually written resembles the book I’d hoped to write when I started. I’ve been through this process dozens of time now, and it results in a book.  I know this.  But…it never really gets old. Having the book in my hands is what makes it real to me.  Which … Continue reading