How long should it take to write a novel? Sometimes it feels like an eternity.

Writing a novel is a very personal process and one that, for the bravest aspiring novelists among us, becomes very public when the decision is made to publish. It cannot be rushed. But there has to be a middleground between cranking it out too quickly and sitting on it for years without doing anything, right? Continue reading How long should it take to write a novel? Sometimes it feels like an eternity.

Where I find my inspiration to write There's just something about the northern woods and lakes.

You could ask any writer. I’m sure they could tell you how they begin their writing process. Maybe inspiration strikes like lightning — the entire story, right there in their mind, neatly wrapped with a bow. Maybe they have a … Continue reading Where I find my inspiration to write There’s just something about the northern woods and lakes.