Faye Arcand, Faye E. Arcand, My Twisted Writer Brain…

My Twisted Writer Brain… Introducing Award-Winning Canadian Author Michelle Barker: Part One.

I began publishing short pieces early in my career, and that was an important confidence-builder. Publishing a novel, though, felt like it took forever (because it basically did). Like many writers, I did not understand that you can’t sit down and pop out a publishable novel in a couple of drafts. The Hollywood version of novel-writing was playing in my head, and I couldn't figure out why real life refused to cooperate.