Not too long ago, Katy Upperman wrote a post entitled My WiP is Making Me Fat (& other writerly truths). I loved this post so much, that I decided to make the same type of list.
My WiP drives me insane and keeps me sane. This revision is draining me out and is going sooo slowly. Sometimes, I want to hide away from it but mostly the entire process keeps me sane. It gives me an outlet, a way to express myself and get lost.
I always feel like my English isn’t good enough…As it’s my second language, I freak out about the small things and second guess myself. All. The. Time.
A few years ago, I posted my first query for my first manuscript on AbsoluteWrite without having researched much. And thought it had to be great. I’ve learned a lot since then.
I want people to fall in love with my characters.
I want to move people with my words.
I daydream about having more time to write.
I don’t outline. But I think I should learn how to do it.
I write in the train during my commute and sometimes wake up at 4.45am to get more writing in.
Sometimes, I ponder about my publishing road, i.e. what would be the best for me?
Not many people know about my writing.
I have the most talented writer friends. Really. They’re amazing.
My writer friends help me stay grounded.
My husband believes in me and encourages my writing. I am so thankful for him.
What are your writerly truths?