Happy Insecure Writers Day! #IWSG @TheIWSG

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Morning,

You will all be glad to know I’ve had a better month, I am back on the submissions trail, I’m off all this week so pretty much on the search for stuff to do. Though my writing mojo is still hitting an all time low.

Hubby is said once I get offered something again my excitement will re appear but for now…. Going to just wait, and wait and wait….

I might attempt self publishing in the new year… But will need to get someone to help me with the “issues” with it and thus might end up paying someone…

After much further a-do..

Let’s play a game. Imagine. Role-play. How would you describe your future writer self, your life and what it looks and feels like if you were living the dream? Or if you are already there, what does it look and feel like? Tell the rest of us. What would you change or improve?

I’m not really rocking the role play idea… though I guess this is open to interpretation…

I think there are different stages to what I deem success, I think to me right now it’s a book deal… given the past six months it would be just seeing my work in print out there available to buy.. : )

Then there are tv and film deal haha

Have a good month everyone..

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IWSG Day!

How do these first Wednesdays of the month come round so god damn fast! I always think I will plan ahead and then it creeps up on me by surprise.

insecure-writers-support-group-badgeSo this months questions:

As you look back on 2017, with all its successes and failures, if you could backtrack, what would you do differently?

For myself 2017 and my writing journey has been pretty positive, at the end of last year I sent my first application in for womentoring and sadly I didn’t get my first choice but she sent me some feedback which was ace.

Then I applied for someone else and got accepted woo! Which though this is a great thing I feel under pressure to perform.

I sent Rachel where I had got up to and we had a skype chat and she sent me on my way again I am not racing, well racing isn’t the right word to get my first draft done. But I have found more recently that i’m scared of getting to the end. When I used to write stuff at school my stories used to go on forever and never end, I think I forget that my WIP is already totally 87,000 and I need to give my characters a break! They want there lives back!!!!!

The biggest lesson I have learned has been grammatically! HONEST! I remember when I posted my first piece of work to Scribophile and got ripped apart I think to think I may have progressed from there?

I have this be all and end all date in my mind, when we go on holiday next year, but at the same time when I get a deal it won’t be the end will it!!!!!

I have also met online and offline some amazing authors again this year! Who I look forward to hearing more from and about in the future! My TBR pile has also ballooned! and in not a good way!

So going back I don’t know be more lively and friendly to other authors other than wanting to run and hide? Been more confident!? 2017 has been a positive writing journal that I can only hope will get better in 2018! Book deal here I come!

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IWSG Day is when authors come together to share there insecurities with each other and we all blog hop and offer each other advice. You can read more about IWSG Day here.