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I’m in between writing books. I finished one, and it’s ready for an editor’s critique. In a future post post, I’ll discuss the process that I’m tweaking to start writing my next book.
But for now, I’m reflecting. I’m feeling introspective. I have the Thinking Man pose.
Several things come to mind. Okay, 8 things.
- There’s something to be said for starting a manuscript
There are blank pages on a screen or notebook, and writers decide to fill them. Not one page, but dozens, hundreds. It takes courage, imagination, dedication, and a little insanity. But it’s okay. We were born for this.
- There’s something to celebrate for getting past the middle
Writing through the midpoint has been a quagmire that’s pulled me down. Then it became clear when I read posts like this one by Now Novel and this funny, insightful one by Chuck Wendig. The solution is one…
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