For a long time, I tried to act as if–but swallowing my true feelings and putting on a happy face wasn’t fooling anyone and it wasn’t allowing me to connect to my friends and family and start something new. I stopped faking the Christmas spirit and decide instead to start where I was, setting up boundaries that protected my needs and honoring my feelings.
So I usually don’t talk too much about works in progress while I’m writing them (how can I share with you where something is going when some days I’m not even 100 percent sure myself?) but I’ve just finished a draft of a novel I started some time ago. ??? Reaching the end of a draft is … Read more