As I sat down to write this, my first inclination was to trash New York City. “I hate it here!” I’d say. Then I remembered that’s ridiculous. I’ve barely been out of Manhattan in the five or six times that I’ve been here for Affiliate Summit East (as I am now). Okay, then. “I hate Manhattan! I’m over it!” I’d say. Then I remembered that I’ve barely been out of Times Square, really.
This is not a review. For one thing, I’m not a reviewer; I do not review things (at least, not well). For another, reviewers get their reviews out on the evening of an event or the day following. Neil Gaiman, in Houston, spoke to a crowd of 2,600 at the Brown Theater at the Wortham Center last Saturday, and today is not Sunday.
A few days ago I added a Published Work page to the site and listed the three books that I have published over the years. I hadn’t thought about the first two in a long time, but typing up each description got me thinking about the evolution of my workflow—the tools I use to write. Oddly, it’s been a different …
My passion for writing has been awakened, but this isn’t the first time. I have a finished novel-length manuscript under my belt. Here, I describe my attempts at writing fiction over the past 17 years. It’s a harrowing tale of late nights, mediocrity and comical errors in judgement!