I have a writing blog... now, what do I say?

I don't know what the purpose of this blog will be. That's not entirely true. I do know something.

I know that this blog will be to talk about writing. It's for me. It's for you. It's for my characters. It's so one day I will look back and remember what I was working through at that moment. I want this to be regular but knowing myself, it probably won't be. Not yet anyway.

I've been meeting/communicating/learning from many great authors over the last few months. What a crazy few months it's been, too. And all of those authors have some kind of blog. I decided that I want a blog. Not to be like them (well, a little) but to document this journey that I'm going on. It has already been an exciting one.

Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go. ~E. L. Doctorow

I found that quote tonight and I knew I had to incorporate that into this blog. The more I write, the more I realize how true that is. It is now my theme. If you are reading this for wisdom and insight, then find another page. Check out the authors I follow and go look there. I can't help you. I know nothing. (Yet.) I'm literally making this up as I go.

But I sure enjoy it.

I enjoy the frustration, the blockage, the movements, the new things that I think of 20 chapters later that make the story great. And believe me, it happens often. It's sure to be a fun adventure.

At least, I hope so.

1 comment:

  1. Well, I think you have accomplished that because nearly a year later (commenting for BLOGOVERSARY post)you have had great insight and have gone on such a journey. Some of the posts you wrote really inspired me and i want to thank you for that. Also, for the amazing giveaways and wish you the best luck in all of your future novels. =o)


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