From reader to writer: The wordy transition

This is a post by Novel Publicity President, Emlyn Chand/“Why are you wasting all of this time reading? You like books so much, why don’t you just write one of your own?” My husband has been asking me this question for years. I mostly met his suggestion with a stream of excuses: “It’s not that easy to write a book,” “Even if I did write a book, there’s no guarantee anyone would want to publish it,” “Reading is fun, but writing is work.” Finally, I shut him up by taking his advice and plunging head-deep into the creation of my very first novel, an up-market piece of women’s fiction that I call “The Iron Pillar.” So far, the experience has been… read more →