• Author Insider,  Making Of

    Why Must I Write THIS Book?

    Ready to see a novel come together in real time? All of the sweat and tears and roadblocks and victories, the inspiration and worldbuilding, and all the notes and maps and changes and lessons learned? Then take your seat, grab some popcorn, and welcome aboard. It’s sure to be a crazy ride! What follows are excerpts from my writer’s journal after working through step 1 in Jennie Nash’s Blueprint for a Book. So, what is this novel I’m writing, and why exactly must I write it? A Bit of Backstory and Inspiration For starters, the working title is Serpent of Thebares (pronounced Te-bar-es). This story takes place in a world…