Splitting Butterfly in Two

Image - Butterfly over the Grand Canyon

Originally posted on Michael Runs the Gamut on April 15, 2014 [Comments from 2021 are in italics, enclosed in square brackets, like this one.] My first completed novel, If a Butterfly, was EXTREMELY long. The first draft was well over 300,000 words, about 1,300 double-spaced 8.5 x 11 pages; but — in its defense — …

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