I found that writing a novel is quite different from what I’ve written so far. Laying Down my Net had characters but I knew them because the story is a true story. I just had to come up with fake names for them.
With this novel it was a quite different in that jobs, various characteristics and personalities, likes and dislikes along with family ties had to be created. The writing part of it wasn’t so bad because, like I have said many times, the Lord gives me a part of the story as needed. But I still have to do my part in the thinking through and bringing it all together. If I get off track He brings me back.
Many times I would go off to the lake during the week when it was empty of people and sit on the beach with my legal pad and write…
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