When I eventually do the unthinkable and publish my book, I hope my readers can tell I had a lot of fun writing it. As a reader myself, I can sense if an author has enjoyed writing their story, because the reading experience is electrified. Everything comes alive and I believe author enjoyment is one of the key ingredients for a good book.
Sadly I have read books where I suspect the author has not enjoyed writing their story and the reading experience turns out to be a bit of a damp squib.
As writers we must enjoy writing our books. We must get excited at the prospect of going on a journey with our characters and even though we will endure tough times, we must get so wrapped up in our words that we forget the outside world.
Whilst reading ‘Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Nine Worlds,’…
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