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Is Your Book Done Yet? (Part 2)

Check out what authors say about how long it takes to write a novel. Joynell Schultz is having some great discussion about it. Check out Part One if you can, also.
https://joynellschultz.wordpress.com/2016/12/25/is-your-book-done-yet-part-1/

Joynell Schultz

If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me that question… well, I’d have made more money that I’ve done self-publishing so far (Ha. Ha. But that’s a topic for another blog post). But, seriously, how long does it really take to write a book? Check out PART 1 of the three part series.

Comments from Part 1 of this blog post series asked about writing vs. editing time. As a new writer, I had no idea how long it took to polish a novel once it was written. What was really eye-opening to me is how quickly I can put words down on a page and call it a novel. The real magic happens with rewriting and edits. One of my favorite authors, Michael Crichton has said, “Books are not written–they’re rewritten.”

Here’s the real timeline breakdown of Love, Lies & Clones.

  • February/March–Wrote “Draft Zero” which was a…

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