Thanks to everyone who has chimed in during the past few days on the first/third person post and the Holy Grail (so many really smart comments!). The wise crowds have spoken and the crowd says: a Holy Grail that will predict bestsellers is not possible, nor would people really want such a thing to be possible. Sigh. I guess I’m just going to have to go back to relying on gut instinct and hunches. (Let’s hope they’re better than the hunch that told me it was a really good idea to try one of my dog’s chicken treats since it smelled so good.)
On another note, I’m always fascinated by how people write. Superman has his fortress of solitude, Batman his cave, but what about authors? Bestselling author Po Bronson, for instance, writes in a closet. Jack Kerouac typed out ON THE ROAD on one continuous roll of paper. James Joyce wrote in red crayon on huge pices of paper.
So how do you write? Paper and pen, typewriter, laptop? What’s your favorite spot? The hammock? The basement?
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