Part II There are some books you wish would never end (and in fact one reviewer of Bridge Across the Ocean wrote those same words) and some books you just can’t wait until they end. You finish reading them out of respect for the author but keep fanning the remaining pages, wishing they would hurry […]
I begin writing my first literary novel, Wild Blue Yonder. It undergoes seven revisions over four years. By this time self-publishing is catching fire, and I decide to forego the usual agent route and try out the new publishing technology. It comes out in 2011 and sells like crazy on Amazon.