Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Insecure Writer's Support Group: Time is Not Your Friend

Insecure Writer's Support Group is a blog hop hosted by Alex J. Cavanaugh where totally insecure writers can get together and share the things that are making us go argh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
        I began writing as a hobby in 2010 and I started this blog in 2011. Since then I've written 3 incomplete manuscripts, done 2 NaNoWriMos and watch 3 friends publish their own stories. While I'm ecstatic for these friends, I can't help but feel like time is slipping away from me. It's been almost three years and I'm still no closer to publishing.
       Every time I come across an ebook I think sounds interesting I click on the author link and find that the author has already finished the series and has another series on the way. In fact, more people are self publishing than ever and it's getting harder and harder for indie authors to promote their books. It feels like the longer I wait, whether it be by choice or design, the more difficult my dreams of publishing are going to be.
       Does anyone else ever feel like time is slipping by too quickly?