Just needed to revisit this very briefly before diving back in. 🙂
Jackie, be kind to yourself. Writing is a long, arduous, difficult, but rewarding process, and almost nothing comes to you easily. You have to fight for it all, and you do that by showing up, day after day, sitting down, and doing hard work. You eat an elephant one bite at a time, and to be honest, it’s probably irrelevant where you start: toes, ears, tail. Bring salt.
Keep reading: Second Draft Manifesto
Do you have a sixth draft manifesto???
I wish. That’s about where I’m at. Haha
Love this. Going to share it with my 18-year-old who has been struggling to complete a short story.
This is what I needed to hear. Thank you Jackie!