Meeting Rajan – The Original Version

Like with Tavor, Ali met Rajan in the same location in both the original story I wrote a decade and go and the rewritten published version. Ali was always a nerdy museum lover, so their meeting place got to remain the same.  Ruby  But the original version had several...

Meeting Tavor – The Original Version

For Ali’s adventures with meeting each of the genies, there are a fair number of similarities between the original version I wrote over a decade ago and what I ended up publishing. Other than the original version being a rather poor attempt at writing since I was such...

Ali’s Family – The Original Version

I mentioned in my previous post about my original vision for Ali’s life that I took a lot of inspiration from where I was at in life at the time. For Ali’s family, I did the same thing. I gave her kind, loving, and supporting parents like mine. ...

Ali – The Original Version

I first wrote The Genie Whisperer shortly after starting college, when I had very little writing experience and hadn’t studied the craft beyond being a voracious reader. (Back in early junior high, I spent time in between classes and whenever I finished classwork...