So you want to write a pop-sci book, Part 3: Writing the damn thing
Earlier this week I discussed how to find a publisher for your book and how blogs can be useful tools in that process, but what about the effort that goes into completing a manuscript?
As Michael has pointed out in his latest blog-length contribution to our conversation, every writer is different. How Michael approached writing Sand was very different from how I went about composing Written in Stone, so rather than try to lay out a precise set of writing rules I will attempt to summarize my unique writing experience.
By the time I signed with Bellevue Literary Press in the autumn of 2009 Written in Stone was represented by three complete chapter drafts, a smattering of notes and