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It is the primary Wednesday of the month and which means it is time for insecure writers all around the blogosphere to unite!
Massive due to Alex J. Cavanaugh and his great co-hosts this month,TB Markinson, Tamara Narayan, Shannon Lawrence, Stephanie Faris, and Eva E. Photo voltaic!
Additionally happening now: the IWSG Anthology Contest is open till November 1! The theme is Alternate Historical past/Parallel Universe and any member of the Insecure Author’s Help Group is inspired to enter.
I had a tough summer time, writing-wise. I had a lot happening it was actually laborious to seek out time to jot down. I began feeling like a large loser. Like I used to be principally quitting. Fortunately this month I’ve lastly gotten again into the swing of issues. It is the seventh and I’ve already written greater than I did all final month.
However I used to be speaking to a buddy yesterday and he or she was going by means of the identical factor. Feeling like quitting. It is so laborious. I feel all of us undergo occasions like this. The place we really feel like phonies. Or we really feel prefer it’ll by no means occur for us.
However one factor I’ve discovered is that the individuals who it occurs for, the individuals who have books out on this planet, are the individuals who simply flat out do not hand over. They work their butts off. The push by means of these doubts they usually maintain going.
So that is what I will do. And what I encourage all of you to do.