I think most writers have a sensitive soul. The past couple of weeks have been difficult for me, in a professional sense. It was one of those "perfect storms," where everything dropped on me at once.
Luckily I have incredible writers who support me. Friends who take time out of their European vacations to let me vent via email. Friends who talk on the phone with me for 90 minutes, making me realize I'm not wholly insane (maybe just partly...lol). Friends who tell me they love me and will follow me through this crazy jungle we call publishing.
I think publishing is one of those careers where you must bear your soul to your co-workers and the world. It's equally rewarding and frightening. Self-publishing makes it even more so, because that stamp of approval from trad pubs is glaringly absent.
I wrote a bit more about this on my blog a couple of days ago. If you're curious, you can find it here.
Since this blog's focus is authors reaching authors, I wanted to take my time this week to remind all of you that while your publishing path may be littered with pitfalls, you are never alone. We all experience the fear, the uncertainty. Band together with other writers who understand you - you won't regret it.
It's great to have friends to celebrate with when everything is going your way. It's even better to have friends who catch you when you stumble.
Megg, Miss Enchanted ePubber