When you decide a WIP is done, is it really done? That’s probably a question geared more toward the writers who follow me, but feel free to answer either way.
Category Archives: Daniel’s Journal
You did it. You wrote a book. You didn’t just write a good book. You wrote a great book! You had it read by your friends, and they loved it. Your second draft was even better than the first. You had it edited, and the final version is perfection.
So what do you do next? You query literary agents, of course.
I can’t believe it’s been over a week since I last updated this blog. I also can’t believe I haven’t done a WIP Wednesday post in so long. You want it? You got it!
This is based off a friendly debate I’ve had on and off with a writing buddy. My stance, unpopular as it is, is that fantasy and sci-fi, as genres, are not only one in the same, but interchangeable. If you’ll enter into the realm of infinite possibilities with me, I’ll explain.
“I finished my first draft!” he shouts toward the ocean from some beach in a small oceanside town in Connecticut. “Kai the Swordsman is finally done!”
Or: A Tale of Trolling
I woke up today to the news of another mass shooting, just eleven days after the one prior. Is this the new normal? Am I supposed to get up, see the headline, shrug it off and say: “Oh well. That’s life in America.”
No. I’m not.