Saturday, February 9, 2013
My Book ~Update
For better or worse, my manuscript is done.
Sure, I could keep fussing with it, but I have to draw the line somewhere.
Truth is, the reason I have kept fussing with it is because I'm afraid.
Some poor fool is going to buy it, and say, "Well, that was a waste of $x.xx!"
Or, "Who told this imbecile she knew how to write a book?"
Or, "There sure are a lot of boring parts in here! Good thing I have this handy push-button on the side of my Kindle, so I can fast-forward!"
Or I will scroll to my Amazon page and see that nobody has purchased a copy, and I will feel like a failure.
Or, somebody will buy it and give it a scathing review (given a choice, I'd go with nobody buying it).
I guess sometimes in life one has to make that leap. I've only really taken one leap in my life before this, so I'm hardly used to jumping.
I have contacted a book formatter to help me. Very soon, this whole thing will be a reality.
And then, what will I do with my time?
Tonight I listened to some Merle Haggard songs. And I sang along. And I cried. I didn't want to ever have to write this. I&...
I don't plan to discuss American Idol here very often. Face it, you read about it everywhere . Who needs another blog about it? That s...
Well, I did it. Not only did I accomplish the goal of writing 14 songs in 28 days, but I actually wrote 16! So, here you go. They'...
What? Ray Stevens? The guy who did Gitarzan and The Streak? What do you mean, a genius? Isn't he just kind of corny? I sometimes thi...