Writer’s Diary 6: Every Sentence

 

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I recently finished a novel. It was a love novel, one of those ones you write because you love the subject or something about it. I love meta-fiction – it’s a meta-fiction novel.

But now that I have finished, what next? I’m now writing another novel, this one may be a series, but we will see.

I’ve come to realise that I missed the love I have for writing and words and sentences. I lost that lovin’ feeling with the publication of my novel, The Neighbour. I got all wound up in the expectations that I put on myself to promote on social media.

But I’ve wound all that back and loving writing again. What do I love? I love that every sentence is an opportunity to convey meaning – and that is simply it. I love sentences.

I love my chair, the blank page, and sentences.

 

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  1. I think the part of the brain that compels us to write is completely different from the part that does the marketing/promotion,etc. Which is why in the trad pub world, you have writers who write and a whole other set of people to sell the written works. The big downside of going indie is it’s not likely that someone who writes well also has the talents to do all the other stuff. It’s good to hear you’ve rediscovered your love of writing.

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