In the great spectrum of history and the universe, my Bachelor’s degree does not hold up to the onslaught of information, facts, figures, and theories that make up all of humanity, nature, and what we do not know. And that’s awesome.
Because there is a fine line between being alone to write and being lonely.
I used to think I could research my books as I went. I used to delve into plot and character development and setting and think I’ll get to that later. I used to believe that research was secondary, tertiary even, to the fundamentals of writing a story. I used to be very, very wrong.
I first published my senior year of college, early in 2014, and let me say that there are a great many things I have learned about writing, romance, desire and business since then. Here are just a few.