It's August, and time for the Insecure Writer's Support Group!
Created by Alex J. Cavanaugh, the IWSG serves to give writers a forum to both seek and lend support. Anyone can join. Simply click on Alex's name and sign up on the IWSG tab!
This month's co-hosts are:
This month's optional question is: "When you set out to write a story, do you try to be more original or do you try to give readers what they want?"
I typically just write whatever comes into my head, so I'd say I try to be original. It's whatever I want to write about.
On an unrelated note (or maybe not...who knows?) I've had my first book returned. Probably I'm lucky it took this long, especially with the TikTok challenge, but it was disappointing to see in the reports on Amazon. Boooo.
Keeping it short this month. I know some of you are unable to leave a comment since whatever weird update sent my Blogger haywire. I'm trying out a suggestion from C. Lee McKenzie, so hopefully it works. Thank you for the idea either way!
I'm feeling discouraged right now with no new short story sales for a few months. But here are my July stats:
16 currently on submission
That's all, folks! Hope you're having a good day.
Are you submitting? Any news? What are your insecurities? Do you write to the audience?
May you find your Muse.