How often do we wannabe novelists just want to sit down, and cry? After years of writing and editing, our desks are strewn with rejections letters - a reminder that we have to do better. So we keep going. We have to keep challenging ourselves. It is an innate reflex.
Writing is not for the faint-hearted. The hardest part for all us aspiring writers is maintaining the motivation and drive to, as a fellow writers group member so succinctly put it... push you over the line.' We need to keep the faith in our ability as writers and drive ourselves from final draft stage to getting published.
So reliant I have become on Word to record my every word, I have now programmed myself to restart and try to recapture that inspiration.
I have persevered because of supportive comments from fellow bloggers. The Blogging Brother and Sisterhood who know the how cold it is out there in boundless cyberspace.