Revisiting

I’ve been writing for over 2 decades now. In that time, I’ve discarded several books. Some will never see the light of day. Others I’ll be revisiting.

Revisiting is hard for me to do.

There’s a reason a story was put aside.

And really, I want to keep learning, growing, and honing my writing skills, so why would I go back and rewrite a story when I can start fresh?

For my latest writing adventure, I’m returning to 2013. In this case, I’d abandoned the story because it was written for a market, not out of passion for the story which is my normal starting point. And if I didn’t care, why would a reader?

So now I’m going back to those 6 chapters. Most of the writing is being trashed, but there are some nuggets being saved and built upon.

It is weird territory, like returning to a childhood home after years away. Familiar yet not.

Yet, here I go. Wish me luck.

Until next time.

About Linda Andrews

Linda Andrews lives with her husband and three children in Phoenix, Arizona. When she announced to her family that her paranormal romance was to be published, her sister pronounce: "What else would she write? She’s never been normal." All kidding aside, writing has become a surprising passion. So just how did a scientist start to write paranormal romances? What other option is there when you’re married to romantic man and live in a haunted house? If you’ve enjoyed her stories or want to share your own paranormal experience feel free to email the author at www.lindaandrews.net She’d love to hear from you.
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