Tag Archives: Failure

Perfectionism

When I began this novel I plunged in with my usual carefree swagger. Once I finished the first draft I began to realize how awful it was. So I plunged into the second draft with reckless abandon, and before I finished … Continue reading

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The Dumbest Thing I’ve Ever Done

I’m here to say that writing this novel is the dumbest thing I’ve ever done. *smiles* However, it is the most interesting thing I’ve ever done. Each day I continue to develop the pieces. I have several chapters written, none of … Continue reading

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You Wonder How These Things Begin…

I am still working on my novel. I’ve been writing a summary of the story in an attempt to lay the whole thing out in front of me, but once again I’m confronted with the scope of the effort. I … Continue reading

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My Epic Failure

I’m happy to be confronting the first chapter of the novel. In the past, I’ve written 10,000 words or thereabouts, developing the prologue and other chapters. However, each time I began I quickly became overwhelmed as I realized the complexity of the storyline, and instead … Continue reading

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