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WIP Wednesday

August 3, 2011 | WIP Wednesday

I’m enmeshed in the new story to the point where I need reminders to attend to real life. Yet, whenever I do leave the manuscript for a a minute or two my tummy flutters with nerves over the holiday story. These periodic anxiety attacks will continue until I hear from the gracious editor. My stomach doesn’t care that I’ve had lots of stories accepted, still wondering if this is one is good enough.

I’ve never found a way to be objective about my own work. Invariably, I seesaw between why on earth did I think this mess was viable entertainment and this is the best thing I’ve ever written. :unsure:

Can you step away from your work enough to assess it realistically? Or are you, like me, too deep in the trees to tell anything about the forest?

Posted by Evanne @ 4:00 am  

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