From the blog of J.L. Powers, author of The Confessional and *hopefully* forthcoming second novel, Killing Isaac:
What You Leave in the Trash Can
By Jess | September 21, 2007
A couple of months ago, I started shredding my rough drafts before I took them out to be recycled. I’m not sure why, exactly, except for this vague uneasy totally paranoid feeling that maybe somebody might steal my latest, almost completed novel Killing Isaac and somehow manage to get it published before I do, with their name attached instead of mine.
Well, about four weeks ago...[read the rest - it's short and funny]