The Elizabeth Street Epiphany by Aaron Gallagher Murder, Mayhem & Overdue Bills... Toni Bennett’s partner Harry is in jail for a murder he didn’t commit, a former client of theirs. Toni’s first, last, and only priority is to find the evidence necessary to clear his name and set him free. The world, however, has other ideas. The mortgage is coming due, the utilities are due, she needs to eat, and her liquor store tab is in arrears. In order to keep the business open Toni has t
Writing is constantly, consistently mistaken for what it truly is. Writing isn’t a creative endeavor. Writing isn’t a magical, muse-inspired party of wonderfully creative and joy-inducing days filled with effortless invention. Writing isn’t a mental job. Writing isn’t writing.
Creating is the act of invention. Creation is the art of crafting something totally new. Creating is a magical, muse-inspired party. Writing is not creating. Writing is typing. That’s what it is. You’
My name is Aaron S Gallagher. I’ve written and finished 16 novels, over 40 short stories, 6 books of poetry, and by my best estimate, put down more than a million words. This is my process. Caveat Lector: This is my process. Your mileage may vary. But take heed, writer: my process is a combination of techniques I cherry-picked from other writers married with the long, grueling process of figuring out what works for me. Feel free to cannibalize this list, but always be on the