I haven't blogged in how long? I don't even know...
I also don't know where to begin on that... so I won't. Let's talk about something else.
Getting published. I've been thinking a lot about the work involved in publishing a book. I have finished my book. Or the majority of it. It's in the editing process right now. Now I'm at the "what the hell do I do with it?" step.
Putting yourself out there for rejection is nerve-wracking enough. This time it's even worse. This book is personal. Incredibly personal. And IF I even got a bite on it from a publisher, if ANYONE thought it was worth publishing, would I want to put that out there?
Would I want to open up that side of myself? Expose things from inside my soul like that? I'm really not sure.
So instead I have decided to begin with something smaller. I have a short story I am particularly proud of that I am going to start attempting to publish instead. Eventually.
When I get the nerve...