Wednesday, November 4, 2020

#WritingCommunity #WriterSupportGroup @TheIWSG #Writerslife #writing #amwriting

Join Alex J. Cavanaugh and a multitude of writer's in this monthly hop to help support one another!

Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer assistance and guidance. It’s a safe haven for insecure writers of all 

Let’s rock the neurotic writing world!

Alex's awesome co-hosts are Jemi Fraser, 


I am super stoked because finally, after months and months, of barely adding a paragraph to my WIP, I started writing again. 

I can honesty say, my agent informed me that the YA fantasy market is overwhelmed, and I should consider writing something else. Possibly, it might have been her dire advice that stopped my brain from continuing on. Because I was 30k into my YA/Fantasy, and then I had thoughts of throwing it all away. 

What happened is a good lesson for a writer. Especially for me. Write what makes you happy. Write the genre that sets you on fire.  

Now, I am having so much fun with this storyline. I even find a smile on my face during some of the scenes. 

Be true to yourself, and the rest will fall into place.



















17 comments:

  1. That's great that you are writing and enjoying it again. I've been writing more too and am trying to write most days in November for NaNo.

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  2. Write it anyway! My market was supposed to be at a low ebb when I first was published but my books found success anyway.

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  3. Totally agree! If you don't love your work, it's not likely anyone else will!
    So glad you're 'unstuck' and enjoying the story!!

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  4. I love the fact that as writers we have the ability to makes our characters into people.

    Rachna Chhabria
    Co-host IWSG
    Rachna's Scriptorium

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  5. I love the image of the character coming to life - so cool!
    I'm glad your writing makes you smile. Keep at it!
    Happy writing!

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  6. I'm glad to hear you are enjoying writing again. I hope it lasts a long time.

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  7. Yeah, I've never been one to write for market demands. I'm glad you're pursuing your passions and I'm glad it's igniting a flame within you.

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  8. The YA fantasy market might be overwhelmed, but I love it. So I write in it.

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  9. Write what you love. So glad you're writing again. I'm still in a dry space. I hope I can echo your words next month.

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  10. Go with your gut or writing muse or whatever. I would like to start writing again, but I'm stuck doing schoolwork all the time with my two high schoolers. Bummer. I guess I'll carve out some writing time when I'm ready.

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