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I Think I'm Excited About Writing Again..! :-)

I haven't written it a really long time. 

Okay, yes, I've doodled and taken copious notes in my Bible, but I haven't actually written fiction in a long time. 

Writer's block? Maybe, but I don't really believe in that. More like distracted, unfulfilled, uninspired, irritated, frustrated, disappointed, unfocused, indecisive. Fearful. Dare I admit it--a lack of faith. 

None of those things yield a productive life, and they surely don't yield a productive writing career. Sure, I've been busy creating websites and teaching a few classes, but nothing brings me pure joy like writing stories, and I hadn't been able to as of late. 

I had to figure out why. Writing is more than just a paycheck to me. It's my calling. I know it. Several other people know it. I can't play around with it. This is what I was born to do! Days spent writing nothing at all feel like a complete waste of grace!

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The Most Difficult 100 Pages I Have Ever Written

The final installment of The Revolutionary Series is now available on Kindle. 

I can honestly say, without a doubt, that this ebook was the most difficult that I have ever written.

It wasn't because of the storyline. It’d been in my head for nearly two years. I knew exactly what was going to happen and how it was going to happen. 

It wasn’t the characters, either. I knew them all. Aspects of their histories are jotted down in the countless cute notebooks I’ve habitually purchase from TJ Maxx. Even now, after the final portion of their story has been released for the world to read, they still sit with me. 

For a while I wondered if the actual writing was what had me at a standstill. For the first time I was writing in third person. I’d been told repeatedly by several authors that it would be easier and I would be more productive. (Not true. Going back to first person. It works for me. 🙂) 

Then I realized it was the actual story. Writing about a young woman who unknowingly entered a cult tapped into emotions I didn’t know I still had. I couldn’t write this story because the parallels to my own were unsettling. 

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