creative process

The Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Write a Book

Writing is hard. Landing a publishing deal at a major house is harder. Selling books and making the New York Times bestseller list is perhaps the hardest of all. This reality prompts many questions about what it takes to succeed in a crazy, ever-changing book world. After all, no one wants to write a book …

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Writing Is Rewriting Is Rewriting Is Rewriting

Everyone’s doing it—your kindergarten teacher, your car mechanic, your acupuncturist, that nosy neighbor across the street—so why can’t you? It’s not brain surgery, after all, and the only heavy lifting required is raising finger to keyboard, and voila, you’re a writer! Or … not. Writing may not be brain surgery, but it’s definitely surgical, and …

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