Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions Blog that tells us to Surround Yourself With Writers Who ‘Get It’
Some days it feels like I’m the only writer I know, and that’s … terrible.
It’s not true, of course. But still.
I am the only “serious” writer in my family, the only one who writes almost daily and gets paid to do it. It’s very difficult to explain to them why my schedule isn’t ‘normal,’ why I spend so much time thinking and not a lot of time speaking, why I work on weekends, why I need plans to be made in advance.
I also have a lot of friends who try their best to “get me” and simply don’t understand why I’m the way I am. I love these people and wouldn’t trade them for anything. But every time “I need to stay in tonight and get some work done” is met with an “OK” text or an eye roll, I get discouraged. It’s not that I don’t…
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