I just finally crossed the halfway point. So, on the down side, I'm obviously still a few days behind...on the up side, I managed to write something like 2000 words in an hour or so, so perhaps I can catch back up this weekend with relatively little pain.
I just crossed 30K, which keeps me on track. I'm having a crisis of confidence though: who would ever want to publish this, and even if it was published, I would hate giving readings, hate having people judge my work, etc. etc.
I love to write but don't enjoy the idea of being a writer, lol.
Post by anastasia517 on Nov 18, 2017 22:35:49 GMT -5
The idea of somebody reading what I've written this month also gives me a heart attack. I think that's normal 1st draft stuff.
Lately I've been finding it really hard to start writing. I keep pushing it off, even though I've finally gotten to the good part. I don't know if this is part of not wanting to screw it up or what, but it's annoying.
I'm a little behind at 28.5k, but I'm feeling good about finishing.
And Gato, there's always self publishing! My sister makes her living as an author, and she doesn't do readings and never did the publisher route. I self-publish, too, but I definitely don't make a living from it.
anastasia517, I'm feeling the exact same way--maybe because I usually don't start writing until 7 when the kids are in bed and I'm exhausted by then. But I also think it gets harder around 25-30k because you start to feel some burnout from the pace. The last 5-10k always goes really fast for me, though!