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Have you ever lost your way as a writer?
Has your passion for the unwritten page fizzled into a dull yearning that remains unrequited because you just can’t seem to find your inspiration? Have you labored on, chipping doggedly away word-by-word, even though you know the piece is going nowhere?
We’ve all been there, probably more than once.
I used to think that I got lost because my muse abandoned me. That was never the case. She is always there at the ready. I am the one who forsakes the path – my path. I let my curiosity and insecurity lure me off into the wilds of Other People’s Opinions. As I wander deeper and deeper into the tangled bracken of writing advice, looking for some unnamed treasure, I am ensnared in thorns and tripped up by roots until I…
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