Writing and Insecurity

Here’s a post about something I’m sure we can all relate to – fear and insecurity as a writer. It includes links to several articles on the topic, and check out the discussion thread!


In which I demand answers to important questions

– I’ll have a post of my own here soon, but in the meantime, be sure and read the question at the end. I answered yes the other day, but reblogging here for anyone who hasn’t seen this.

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I’m going to find out in about three weeks– “by February 21,” the website says– if I got that teacher creativity grant I applied for.  You may remember me talking about this; my grant basically boiled down to “give me money so that I can write this summer instead of working,” except, hopefully, a bit more compelling.

This is no secret– if I could quit my day job and do whatever I wanted, I’d write.  And getting paid ten grand to sit down and write a novel would be amazing.  There have been periods in my life– I’m in the midst of one of them now– where I was writing fairly intensively and periods where I was writing very little, and without exception I have always been happier when I was writing a lot.  I can handle writing nonfiction easily; witness, oh, about 315 of the posts on…

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Interview With Ryan Attard, Author of Firstborn

– I haven’t read anything by Ryan Attard, but this interview makes me want to.


Welcome to an interview with Ryan Attard, author of Firstborn, first novel in the Legacy Series, published by AEC Stellar Publishing.  Firstborn is available at Amazon.

Ryan also has a blog at http://ryanattard.com/ where you can partake of his often irreverent, sometimes off-color, but always funny commentary.

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