I’m currently obsessed with Print Run podcast. I recently became a top-tier patron and this high-roller status has given me access to special episodes.
I hate writing first drafts.
For me, it’s the most demanding part of the writing process. First drafts shackle my imagination from it’s happy place in the sky to a cold, grounded reality.
The story of an underdog touches us all because it connects with the underdog inside ourselves. That part that feels like the odds, and the world, are against us. This is true of every writer I’ve ever known.
Star Walker is not my first book. And it will not be my last. However, this book and this story and these characters will forever hold me captive. For once upon a time, they saved me. Saved me from myself, from our family’s worst fears, from a storm so fierce we are still climbing from the rubble.