Writing a Novel: Like Building a House

BookhouseWriting a novel is like building house (I’ve done both).

It’s always nice to finish the foundation and get the framing up, just to see everything taking shape and your plan coming together. Of course, you still have the plumbing, wiring, HVAC, walls, shingles, appliances, flooring, carpeting, and everything else to do before it’s actually finished. Yay!

Afterwards you have to put the house on the market, put ads in the paper, start shopping it around…