Sometimes when I’m reading a book, particularly if it is a good book, I get distracted. My mind starts to wander from the story line and I find myself pausing and simply enjoying the word dancing in rhythm on the page. You see a good book will do that. It will sneak under your skin and into your subconscious and make you dream about beautiful phrasing, effortless dialogue and alluring imagery. Or is that just me? Is it simply the writer in me that admires such breathtaking writing?
I’ve just completed the basic edit of the first draft of my manuscript. I guess this means I now have a second draft. I’m not sure how to process the feelings I’m experiencing right now. It’s totally different to how I felt when I finished the first draft. Back then there was elation, fist pumping, … Read more