Not too long ago I began a science fiction novel, which has always been a dream of mine, and since I finally broke through the fiction wall last year with my book, America’s Trojan War I thought it was time. I even had a plot that had been rattling around in my mind for years.
I began working in what I call Writing Mode, which is where I go when consumed with the writing of a new book. Typically I will rise at about four in the morning and write for twelve hours, sleep and repeat until done. Building on the years of pre-writing and research that precedes the first chapter I often stay in continuous Writing Mode for weeks at a time.
This process has led to the completion of a dozen published books and several more that are currently working their way through the publication pipeline. In my…
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