I want to quit. I want to pull all my books off the Internet, go curl up in a ball, and cry myself to sleep.
How dare I even try to write an entire book. Who am I to think my words would be worth reading. They are stupid, grammatically incorrect, full of inconsistencies and pov issues, unworthy of anyone ever reading, let alone actually paying for.
I knew a lot of this before I wrote a novel. I knew, for example, that I almost always miss compound words because I just don’t know when a word is a compound or when it is two words. I often over use commas (according to some), and I sometimes forget to add dialog tags because I just don’t think about it.
I knew all of that, and more, but I dared to write a novel anyway.
Then I got the edits back…
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