Jean Wilson Murray

About me

Jean Wilson Murray has been writing non-fiction and teaching for over 30 years. She has several published non-fiction books, but is now expanding into fiction, specifically historical novels set in the U.S.

From my website

Is Writing Talent a Myth?

Diana Gabaldon, author of the very famous – and lucrative – Outlander series of historical romance novels, said in a recent interview with Kirkus Reviews that she sold her first book before she was even finished writing it. Gabaldon said she sent her unfinished manuscript, through her agent, to five…

Keeping Track of Your Writing Progress – Why It’s Important

How do you keep track of your writing production? You don’t? Should you? I’ve been asking myself this question for a while now. It seemed to me that the effort of keeping track was just another time-waster, something else to distract me from my main job of in which the…

How NOT to Attend a Writer’s Workshop

I have done it twice now – and no more! What I did was to attend a writer’s workshop the wrong way. You know, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. We say, “But this time it will be different.”…

 
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