Fiction, Marketing, My Books, Novel, Writing

Silencing the voices

I’m used to dealing with my inner editor and critic’s voices, but now that I’m pressed to get busy writing my next book, I’ve discovered a new voice—the marketer’s . It told me to consider my publishing “brand.” What sort of book would readers expect from me? That new voice wrapped up my muse like… Continue reading Silencing the voices

Critique, Doubt, Editing, Feedback, Fiction, Novel, Writing

Ooo … ooo … I know this one!

Let’s play a little game, shall we? Linda: I’ll take felicitous discoveries for a thousand. Alex: I do have writing talent. Linda? Linda: What is … What did I discover while editing? Alex: Correct! If you’ve been around this blog for a while, you know I suffer from a lack of confidence in my writing… Continue reading Ooo … ooo … I know this one!

Doubt, Dream, Tuesday Topic, Writing

Are you in the wrong house?

I had started writing a post on a completely different topic for today, but last night I had a dream. Yesterday, I confessed to someone that my faith in my writing ability has waned. In my dream, a person in my life who is hypercritical of me said something that hurt my feelings. I hid… Continue reading Are you in the wrong house?