Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The first Wednesday of every month is IWSG, a bloghop hosted by the amazing Alex J. Cavenaugh to encourage and inspire each other and a safe place to admit our writing doubts.
I drafted another book (yay, right?) But when I think about revising said first draft, I act like a groundhog seeing his shadow and jump back into my hole (to bad it's not my writing cave.)
I know I need to take the Nike swoosh to heart and JUST DO IT, push forward, have courage that it won't be as bad as I think, that I'll find a storyline worth keeping; but so far, my pep talks aren't working. Still, now that I'm agented I feel like I need to have something to show for myself. I keep imagining this conversation:
Agent: What have you done since we finished LOVESENSE revisions?
Me: Um, I drafted that book idea we talked about. (and then hid from it)
Agent: Can I read it?
Me: *throws book down the deepest abyss I can find* It's not quite ready yet.
So if you have a moment, tell me to do it. Punxsutawney Phil wasn't afraid of his shadow this year. Maybe I shouldn't be afraid of mine either.