What inspired the story, The Greenlee Project? I was asked that recently, authors are asked that question frequently about their work. Since this book is important to me, personally and the topic, I thought I’d share in detail my inspiration for the book. Writing this piece took me to a dark place, as a writer,
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Authors spend a lot of time marketing their work these days; if you know anything about the book publishing industry, then you understand its just part of what has to be done. Children’s authors obviously spend a lot of time in schools, as I do, but I tend to market in a slightly different way.
Lots of people have ideas for novels and novellas, and often write several chapters of the book they have in mind. Taking an idea from infancy to completion is sometimes a challenge, it’s one of the main reasons I love to write, but it’s also an area where writers struggle. Such is with a colleague
I rarely review books for authors; it’s a personal thing, but every now and then when I’m asked, I will. A friend and colleague of mine asked me to review his new book, and though I accepted, time wasn’t on my side. My fellow author waited patiently and to his credit, graciously, never said a