The Accidental Novelist – How Stolen Moments Can Make A Book

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We recommend checking out this article: http://blog.bookbaby.com/2018/02/accidental-novelist-stolen-moments-can-make-a-book/

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By BookBaby author Michael Gallant

I write while riding the subway, waiting in lines, or after rocking my baby to sleep. In the cracks between events, my ideas simmer, and I record them while they’re warm.

I’m writing a novel, even though I never intended for that to happen.

My writing began, late last year, as equal parts fun and catharsis. Whenever I found myself with an offbeat idea – or when I was feeling stressed or frustrated – I would channel my creative energies into a narrative flow. There was no game plan, no story arc, no overarching ambition. But I kept writing and noticed that certain pieces began to fit together into a larger concept.

All of my writing happens on my iPhone, via the factory-standard Notes app. My thumbs know the …

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