Mini Interview with Paul Mohrbacher, author of THE MAGIC FAULT

Second Wind: What is the most difficult part of the whole writing process?

Paul Mohrbacher: The most difficult part of the writing process is cutting out extraneous plot detours. That usually means characters you like but who shouldn’t be in this book; scenes that seem essential but aren’t, dialogue that explains more than it should. The “aha moment” comes at the right time, about halfway through the first draft — where am I going with this story?