Boing, boing, boing! There goes my confidence as it bounces out the door. I assumed colossal bouts of insecurity would only happen during the writing of my first book and there was no need for me to repeat those feelings the second time round. Surely, I’ve learned so much from the previous experience, right? Wrong. And don’t call me … More Insecurity, Thy Name is Writer
Is it July yet? Is it July yet? No, really, is it July yet? No? How ’bout now? No? OK, fine. For almost two years I’ve journalled the growing pains of writing my book, Life in the ‘Cosm. What began in May 2014 has taken me to March 2016, when something happened that got my squee levels up. … More I’m not crazy, I’m waiting to hear from the publisher!
Let’s all shout it together, shall we? One, two, three: OH THE FREAKIN’ HUMANITY, NOT A SYNOPSIS!!! … More The Book Synopsis, or, Kill Me Now
To date I have written the crappy first draft, got a slightly less crappy second draft beta-read, created an even better third draft after putting myself through editing boot camp, then read that draft out loud and came up with a decent fourth draft, and now I’ve just finished editing the fifth draft. I feel like I’ve been drafted.
… More I surrender, I surrender! (When you need to stop editing.)