I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not a huge planner when it comes to writing. I tend to go in with an idea in place, but how the characters get there… well, I tend to let them decide for themselves.
One of the hardest things I come across when writing is building believable characters. And when it comes down to it, it’s not the character you think I’d have the most trouble with. No, the main character I have covered. It’s all the external ones that seem to cause me some inner turmoil!
Sometimes, writers find it hard to stick at their craft. Writing isn’t a 9-5 job where you can just switch off at the end of the day and stop thinking about it. And it’s not a problem that can be solved in a few hours and then put to one side as you face something…
We’ve all been there. That self doubt that every author feels when they write and review their own work. But when you put your heart and soul into something, it’s not surprising that some strong emotions are stirred up.