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Thursday, November 21, 2019

It feels like just yesterday when I was overwhelmed and anxious about the idea of completing a novel. I was a new writer looking at a huge mountain and I was certain I did not have the skills to climb it. I am so grateful that I stuck to it and that I overcame the hurdles in my path. I am beyond excited about my completed novel and I feel…

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Wait — What If People Actually Read It?

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

This week, as I’ve laughed at and sympathized with Louise’s and Jennifer’s posts about their publishing fears (or, in the case of Jennifer’s bovinaphobia, non-publishing fears), I’ve wrestled with how to explain mine.  I’ve wrestled with it because it seems so counterintuitive, and more than a little self-indulgent.  Every writer who’s about to publish a book has the same overarching fear that trumps all the night sweats over readings and reviews:…

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