Origin Story: My First Novel

Stack of Books: The Marriage Pact by M.J. PullenOver on The Draft House page today, I wrote about the struggle to write my first novel, the amazing support I got from my family, and how my biggest obstacle to success turned out to be… me.

When I started my first novel, THE MARRIAGE PACT, in 2010 (or, I should say, when I started the first novel I actually completed) I had been tinkering with writing for years. There were probably six beginnings of novels on my hard drive in which I’d begun a draft, made it 20,000 or even 45,000 words in, and then abandoned the effort for any of the following reasons…

Read on at The Draft House blog.

MJ Pullen

M.J. Pullen is an author and the mom of two boys in Roswell, Georgia, where she is absolutely late for something important right now. Find her Romantic Comedies, including THE MARRIAGE PACT trilogy, in bookstores everywhere; and the "Mom-Com" EVERY OTHER SATURDAY for digital readers.

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