How I Write Books

  1. I want to read a book.
  2. That particular book doesn’t exist.
  3. I write it.

Thankfully, most of the time I want to read a book, it already exists, so I read it.


Complement with A Recipe for Adventure, the story behind Borderless, and Five Lessons I Learned Writing Veil.

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Eliot Peper is the author of nine novels, including Cumulus, Bandwidth, and, most recently, Veil. He sends a monthly newsletter, tweets more than he probably should, and lives in Oakland, CA.

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