‘NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MISINFORMATION‘ “I was NOT a stripper.” Muriel Ballantine, my elegant, refined and wealthy neighbor, slammed her fist on my dining room table with enough force to make the salt and pepper shakers jump. “I was a showgirl. I made that perfectly clear to Rick Rivers when he recorded the interview at the […]
For me, the first and foremost challenge is plotting. How can I take all these really cool facts and other things I learn in research and fit them all together and add danger and intrigue and make it all keep building to a heart-stopping conclusion? After that is the sometimes plodding drudgery of getting it out of my head and onto paper (or screen). Now, I’m finding the push of marketing to be a challenge. So to sum this up: Plotting, Plodding, and Pushing.