I am still horribly ill with the flu that just won’t be through. Thankfully another awesome author has stepped up and offered up a guest post with some insights into their writing process. Seb Kirby is a thriller writer with worlds of experience and an awesome mustache – take it away, Seb!
Well, first I think that’s a very personal thing and that every author will have their own take on this. There’s no right or wrong way. As W. Somerset Maugham said: ‘There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no-one knows what they are.’
Basically, I prefer the Stephen King approach as set out in his ‘On Writing’. You know, the book he wrote after he was hit by a truck when he was out walking to clear his mind after a writing session. The truck that nearly killed him. You get the idea that he felt he had to put it all in that book, just in case.