One of the things about being a writer is that you know, you have to write. A lot.
Right now, I am streaming Newlyweds, The First Year (a Bravo show – so totally junk TV) and writing here. The blog has been on my mind. So has writing. If December was a post-NaNo funk recovery month, January is straight up avoidance month.
Why? Why would I avoid something I love and something I think I might actually be okay at?
Fear of failure.
As long as the books I have forced into first drafts sit on my computer I haven’t failed as a writer. I have written two books. I am a writer. Not a rejected writer. Not a bad writer. Not a failed writer. Just a writer.
But, this has become an untenable situation. I HAVE to write. I NEED to write. So, no more avoidance. Back on the train. Wrapping up the first drafts. And starting the difficult work of editing.
P.S. Pick up the shirt here.