The end of February/beginning of March has been an overwhelming time in my writing life journey and I was ready to quit (again). I was reassessing my writing life, what I’m doing, and thought all the negative thoughts:“I can’t do this.”“This is too hard.”“My entire focus is on gaining followers. How is that serving God?
The Writing Life
Beeda Speis shares what’s going on as far as her writing life, where she is in the process, what’s she’s learned. It’s her hope that some of the information she’s gathered, and some of the trials she’s been through will help other writers in their writing journey.
My number one November goal is to submit my book proposal to a literary agent who asked to see it! My second goal is to write an e-book to give away to anyone who subscribes to my email list and to work on a book I started last year. Lots of writing goals this month.
As a follow-up to yesterday, I think God led me to look up ‘draw closer to God’ so that I would do the research I ended up doing. The woman using that name has been leading her ministry for 20 years. Lately, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed with what I believe God wants me to do.
I’m not big on change. The familiar, tried-and-true is much more comfortable. So these past few days on WordPress have been a little unsettling. It doesn’t “feel” cozy like it did on Blogspot. The posts seem like they’re shouting because the photos and words are so large. I don’t like shouting, especially at six a.m.
After twelve plus years on Blogger, I finally decided it was time to make the switch to WordPress. The last straw was when Blogger announced they would no longer have a subscribe feature. Over the years they’ve whittled down their widgets, customization and general support, so it’s apparent they’re positioning themselves to get rid of