EXCERPT from "Writing More" by Susan Mallery in Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction
Even those of us who don’t write Science Fiction are intrigued by the idea of controlling time. Imagine being able to do more with your day, to have extra free time to spend any way you would like. For a writer, more time means getting more work done, selling more books and making more money. Or maybe writing the same number of books in less time and being able to play more. There's a win we can all relate to.
But is that possible? And what if you could write more in a day—how would you know it was at least as good as what you’re doing now?
Susan Mallery is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a 100 romance and women's fiction novels. Her books have appeared as high as #5 on the New York Times list, and they also consistently appear on the USA TODAY bestsellers list. Booklist has named Susan's books on their Top 10 Romances lists in 2007, 2008, and 2009, and she was the only author to appear on the list all three years. As RT Book Reviews magazine says, "Reading a Susan Mallery book is always a marvelous experience.” She has won dozens of awards including the Holt Medallion, the Colorado Award of Excellence and the National Readers Choice Award. Visit her at http://www.susanmallery.com.