Is it just me, or does it sometimes feel like all writers talk about is the fun and games we have with writing??? No, seriously. We talk about how much fun it is to create characters. We talk about the hard work it takes to go through our stories to tighten them, edit, play. We hint, we nudge, but when it comes to the nitty-gritty, we shrug it off.
Why do we do that? I mean, really, what point does it make? How does it help anyone to make it seem like it’s easy?
Writer’s know that it’s not. We know that it is draining. We know that our family has to put up with a lot of crap from us because we pour so much of ourselves into the words on the page. Frankly, I don’t know how our loved ones do it.
In their honor, I’m going…
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