I have a bona fide obsession.  Actually, it’s probably more like an addiction.  I cannot stop writing.  Now, I find this odd, since I didn’t grow up hoping to write a book someday.  It was never even on my radar.  But suddenly, all I want to do is write.  Once I started, I couldn’t stop.  In the past half year, I’ve written two novels that actually stand a decent chance of being published, and I’m a third of the way done with another.  Additionally, I just came up with an idea for a new book series, and have written a handful of scenes for those as well.  I talk about my characters as if they were real people.  I’ve laughed through chapters and sobbed while writing others.  Like I said, I’m obsessed.  And I don’t know how other authors write their books, but in my case I’ve found a pattern.  I have to write the end first.

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