Wednesday, October 3, 2012

IWSG Post - A season for overcoming.

There's a saying about...to every thing there is a season.

I agree.

Even about writing.

There's a time to write, a time to edit and a time to send our little gems out into the world to be read or in my case, judged.

Am I insecure about it? Hell yeah!

But, I've had the constant unwavering support of my family and my second family...you guys.

How could I possibly not give it a shot?

So, being insecure is normal.

Overcoming that insecurity to embrace a new opportunity...there's a season for that.

How are you feeling today?


Thank you to Alex J. Cavanaugh for creating this group for us to all come together.

18 comments:

  1. I am feeling the same way!! I am in final final edits right now--again, haha. But, then I'm shipping ATFM out into the big, bright world. Glad you're feeling upbeat about yours!! :)

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  2. I'm also feeling the same way. I'm on the precipice of getting this manuscript out into the world and it's terrifying. Absolutely terrifying. But I haven't been actively dragging my feet to delay things either so I think that's a good sign.

    Best of luck to you. It'll be great!

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  3. You have such a great attitude. Thanks for sharing that and good luck.

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  4. I'm crawling through first edits on one and writing two others. And of course trying to find the time to promote my others.

    You will do great. I know it.

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  5. My little gem is ready to fly the nest into the slush pile so I'm feeling extremely insecure at the moment.

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  6. A new opportunity! Great attitude, Heather.

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  7. I don't know where I would be without the support of my fellow authors/bloggers and the like. I certainly would not have gotten as far as I have!

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  8. Feeling pretty good about life in general and writing in particular. Because it's coming. Not every day. But it's coming. This blogging community and Alex in particular is a godsend.
    Karen

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  9. Ready to tackle the task of another book. Bring it on.

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  10. Support is definitely important! We're plagued by such doubt as writers and sometimes we just need someone to tell us that we can do it.

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  11. I am going to hop over and vote for your entry...

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  12. Tamara – Glad to hear it! It’s crazy but worth it!

    M.J. – This is going to be your year! I can feel it! Don’t give up, you’re almost there!

    Sydneyaaliyah – Thank you! I appreciate that!

    Donna – Sounds like you’re on the right track! Thank you!

    Mama J. – From the slush pile into an agent’s hands! Good luck.

    Alex – Thank you! Thanks for your support!

    Dana – I appreciate that! Thanks!

    Mel – That is the truth for me too!

    Karen – I’m so glad to hear that!

    L. Diane – Me too! As soon as I get my ass to sit in the sit.

    Quanie – That is the truth! We need lots of extra support.

    Doreen – Thank you so much! I appreciate it!

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  13. Hell yeah! You have nothing to lose & everything to gain. Still voting!

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  14. i'm so happy you're here!
    we can do it!!!

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  15. Nancy - Thank you! I appreciate it!

    Tara - YEAH! I feel the same about you! Yes we can!

    You guys are the best!
    Heather

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