We’ve been a little MIA the last few weeks, holidays will do that. But in my particular household there’s been a lot more than just holidays going on…
My husband and I both took big scary leaps at the end of 2018. He created a game! It’s a family friendly card game that our whole family loves. It’s called Die Fly!
He put it up on kickstarter and just today it got funded!! It still has 12 days left, so if you like card games- you should definitely go get yourself one. We are so proud of him. It’s scary creating something and then putting it out into the world.
That leads to me. I decided to start writing down the stories in my head. I have a long way to go and lots to learn, but I finally got the courage to submit to a publisher. They were requesting short stories for an anthology that fit my genre perfectly. That process has taken up a great deal of my efforts, and may account to nothing. However, it was huge for me to even try. Feedback and critiques were hard, but I’m so grateful to everyone who read my little story and gave me honest feedback, it took what I thought was a pretty good story and made incredibly better.
One of the pieces of advice I’ve heard a lot is; if you want to be a good writer, you need to do a lot of reading. Not to worry I have also been doing a lot of reading and have a whole list of books that will be reviewed and up starting next week.
Go do something scary, I promise it will be worth it! –N.C.