Sitting at the feet of those who wrote before us
One of the great things about living in a digital world is the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people. I had the great honor of a recent online conversation with Alexander McCall Smith author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, The Sunday Philosophy Club, and the 44 Scotland Street series. He is an interesting writer with a long list of entertaining novels to his name.
I asked Alexander about the importance of outlining, and if he felt it was okay to have more than one project going at a time.
He said he always has more than one project going at a time, which was very encouraging, as I do too. Case in point.
Thank you, Mr. McCall Smith, for a great conversation. I always love to talk about people’s writing process.
If you’re reading this, please tell me about yours. Are you an outliner? Do you write more than one project at a time, or just stick to one?