Still so much to learn

While I focus most of my attention on better language, better structure and better story, sometimes I have to focus on the business of books. When you have a book out there—or will soon—you have to be ready to sell, sell, sell. In the course of my studies, I’ve learned a smidge about some new…

INSPIRED: A Tweet

Usually, I wander idly through Twitter. It can be amusing or enraging. I laugh at the funny tweets and retweet the occasional brilliant ones. Sometimes, though, one sticks with me. This one did. “The first draft of your story is the story you tell yourself.” I never thought of that. But it’s true. My first drafts…