Here is another excerpt from a guest blog post entitled "How to Write a Novel", that will be featured during the tour:
Obsess – You will probably have to do some research for your story. Spend excessive amounts of time googling and reading Wikipedia. Then talk about your findings with everyone who will listen, and some who won’t. They will all eventually find the subject matter as fascinating as you. That’s what blank stares and indiscriminate nodding means…I think.
I've never done that...just sayin'.