Friday, March 02, 2012

CROWS OF DOUBT

You know I think I might have split personalities or maybe manic depressive when it comes to writing. One day I'm up. My writing is brillant. I'm a genius. The next day MY WRITING SUCKS. Who do I think I am? What made me think this might be a viable career? And these characters...don't get me started.

And then of course the next day I'm a literary genius.

Go figure. I'm having one of these days. I'm sure I'm going to have a rocking writing time later, but it's sitting my butt in the chair and letting the words come. Be it crap or golden or golden crap.

I think a lot of it has to do with I have someone waiting at the other end of this ms. My career as a writer won't be over, but if I don't do well I'm going to miss a great, great, great opportunity.

Again, I ask what made me think this might be a viable career?

Because I love it isn't washing today. And I know I'm not the only writer to deal with these feelings. So, I'm just going to tell myself I Am a Great Writer and slink back into the shadows.

6 comments:

Pam said...

Aren't all writers schizophrenic? That's what my other personality tells me...

Slave Driver said...

I just tell myself that I'm an ass kicker and leave it at that. Why generalize and end up painting yourself into a corner? It's all good.


Me thinks I'll put that on my business cards next time I print some up...


SLC Slave Driver

"Professional Ass Kicker"

867-5309

In a really cool font...Samauri maybe...I wonder what the folks at Sizzler will think when I drop it into that fishbow for the weekly free lunch drawing...

Oh Yeah! I'm so getting a free lunch at the Sizzler!!!

Slave Driver said...

Specialize not generilize..Duh!

Melissa Blue said...

Pam, LMAO! I never strange when you remind me I'm not the only one...

Melissa Blue said...

Slave, the best I could come up with for a business card:

Melissa Blue
Yes, I'm full of...snark.


I like yours better.

Slave Driver said...

Mel, how about
"Better pad your ass 'cause my books'll knock you on it!"

Can you see that I missed my calling in advertising?

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