Tag Archives: fear

Ignoring Thunderdome

I honestly spend very little time thinking about the future of the publishing industry. I find the blank page intimidating enough as it is, and I don’t need additional reasons to feel insecure about what I’m doing. I try to avoid news about who is merging with whom or what Mrs. Megapublisher’s stance is on […]

Escaping to Write

I don’t make time to write. I make time to run . . . away. Lately that’s the only way I can get anything done. Like most of my still-waiting-to-become-career-novelist friends, every day is a balancing act between competing responsibilities. I work from home, I’m the primary care giver for my two children, and I […]

No Fear

This year has been crazy awesome, and it’s changed me accordingly. It’s quite possible that I, myself, am crazier than I started out at the beginning of the year. Or maybe I started out this way. You have to be at least a little nuts in the first place to choose writing as a career. […]

Focus on Now; The Future Can Wait

Dear newbie writer type, Word has it that maybe you’re a little concerned about running out of ideas one day. Well never fear, my friend. I have some advice for you that’s going to make it feel all better. Shut up! Not what you were looking for? Maybe you were hoping for something a little […]