I for one, like it outside the box.
I am an unlikely author to ask about her writing career. Virtually nothing about my experience fits into the proverbial “box.” And that question PJ asks about “when did you feel successful as a writer?” Well, I’m still hoping that moment will come!
The one thing I have in common with all writers is that I have always done it, have always loved it, have always had it as a goal. I’m never happier than when I exercise the discipline to write in a serious way.
And I will admit that when I got down to applying that discipline (built up by being a journalist on deadline) to polishing up and actually publishing my first two novels in the Elizabeth Darcy series, DEADLINE ISTANBUL and DEADLINE YEMEN it felt pretty good. After all, by that time, I was age 73!
The truth is that I have always written…
View original post 1,333 more words