If you’ve been following my blog for the last few months, you’ll know I’ve been spending this year working on rewrites.
I’m currently rewriting the second book in my YA series, Blackbirch. I wrote the first draft of book two in 2003, the fifth draft in 2018, and that’s the one I’m rewriting now in 2019.
In fact, I’ve been writing this whole series since 2001, when I penned the first draft for book one (which is being published early next year), and along the way, managed to write four drafts for book three, and five for book four.
This isn’t a humble brag or record. In all honesty, I should have been done with this series years ago. The point I’m (badly) trying to make is that we can work on a piece of writing for a long time. And when you’ve worked on something for so long and…
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