I'm sure I'm not the only scribe who goes through periods of self-doubt, spells of intense reflection and turmoil.
I had one of those episodes this weekend and it wasn't pleasant. A long interval of berating myself for not being a better writer, a more powerful and compelling writer--perhaps then my work would draw more readers and garner some attention.
I've posted my thoughts on this latest "long dark night of the soul" on my main blog, Beautiful Desolation.
Maybe you're one of the lucky ones who never doubts his/her ability and possesses absolute certainty that one day books you've written will grace bathrooms from Tennessee to Timbuktu.
For the rest of us, there is only faith and if we're really, really fortunate, we'll have someone in our lives who believes in us absolutely and loves without condition.
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