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It is the primary Wednesday of the month, and which means Insecure Writers Help Group day. 🙂 A day for writers all around the blogsphere to share their insecurities and assist encourage one another.
Massive thanks exit to Alex J. Cavanaugh, our fearless chief and IWSG founder, and to his great cohosts, Heather M. Gardner, Christine Rains, Dolorah at Ebook Lover, Julie Flanders, and Murees Dupé.
As I sit right here and take into consideration penning this put up, I am undecided what to say. What am I insecure about? A greater query proper now could also be what am I not feeling insecure about? This summer season has not been one the place writing is anxious. I have been so busy with different issues, writing has taken a backseat. However with college beginning I am excited to get some extra down time and hopefully get much more writing executed.
I am additionally on submission proper now, which is difficult. There’s a whole lot of ready, with occasional nos thrown in, then extra ready. For sure it’s anxiety-inducing.
And now I would like to vary the title of my ms that is on submission as a result of a well-liked writer simply launched a e-book with a really, very comparable title. And whereas I do know that titles usually change as soon as within the fingers of a writer anyway, it nonetheless feels traumatic now. I nonetheless really feel like I have to give you one thing else to name it whereas on sub, as a result of everyone knows the present title will have to be modified sooner or later. And I hate titles.
Okay, whining over. On the up aspect, I’ve completed one other spherical of revisions on mentioned ms and I feel it truly is in the most effective place now. On the up aspect, I’m on submission. Which suggests I discovered an agent who cherished my story and I am grateful for that.
It is simple to get down about issues at any step alongside this highway, as a result of every step might be laborious. Nevertheless it’s good to cease typically and keep in mind all of the laborious steps we have already made.
Have an awesome September everybody! I hope you had a beautiful summer season! 🙂 🙂