So you want to write a story, or perhaps you have a story that wants to be written. You have an awesome idea for a book with bestseller potential, so you whip out your pencil or hack away at your keyboard until those fateful first lines of your masterpiece have been invoked . . .
Hello. My name’s Benjamin Gabbay, and I love writing—so much, in fact, that I wrote a YA fantasy novel titled Wingheart: Luminous Rock, the first in a planned trilogy. It was published shortly before my 17th birthday, September 23, 2012, which happened to coincide with the day of The Word On The Street Toronto Book Festival (WOTS), where the book was launched . . .