Writing the Perfect Book – From the Writers in the Storm Blog


Writing the Perfect Book

by Fae Rowen

I’m not one hundred percent certain, but I’m pretty sure that the perfect writer doesn’t exist. It certainly isn’t me.

When I began writing the second book in my published series, I wanted it to be perfect. That meant it had to be more exciting, more emotion-packed, a real page-turner. I wrote a little, then revised. And revised. And revised. Then tossed that opening and tried another. Eight months later I should have had a book. I had two-thirds of a wobbly, structurally inadequate novel that I new had major problems.

I did anything to keep from sitting in that chair in front of my computer, working on what I knew was a sinking ship. I couldn’t figure out how to fix it. The book I’d loved and thought about for more than three years, couldn’t come together no matter how hard I banged my head on the desk.

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