In four months, this book and I will be done. The relationship I have with this book will drastically change. No longer my story to hold and cherish and write, but it will be the story of everyone else. The story for everyone else. Maybe I’ve thought into this way too much, but I wonder, how do you mentally prepare for everyone reading your book? I’ve made a lot of progress through therapy, but will it be enough to withstand the criticism some will have with my book (it won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, I know)?
I’m almost to the point of bridging the new beginning to the old ending, and then I’ll have to just tidy up the ending, change a few details here and there. It’s almost done. And, because I’m always one to look off into the future, my mind is eyeing the possibilities of what comes next after The Assassin. obviously, I have a sequel I’m really excited to write. There’s also books that I want to write that aren’t apart of this series. While fiction is my main forte, I’m thinking about a possible ebook about self-publishing later on (you know, once I’ve actually self-published).
School, while it’s important, has always felt like a distraction to my writing. When I get home, there’s homework and assignments to do. A year out from a “big girl” job (hopefully), I wonder, will it be like that when I’m working? Only time will tell, but I can’t wait for the day that my “big girl” job is full-time writer.
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