Where am I today? In a place I never thought I would be. Is this the end of me as a writer? These are questions buzzing around in my head since I have been unable to sustain one of my novels. I have three at 25,000 words and can’t seem to get past that.
Actually I can feel physically sick when I think about doing some work. It’s a new feeling for me because I have been known to have three books on the go. Why does it happen? Who knows for sure? I read of lots of cures but none of them work.
It stems I think from losing John, my husband and friend. He was always my inspiration; he would never allow me to not write. And it was great to be able to talk to him about plots and characters. Alone now there is no one to bounce ideas off. Lots of friends but it just isn’t the same. My dread moment comes when someone asks me “What are you working on at the moment,” and I have nothing to say!
My last novel The Flowers Girls has proven popular but it was the first book I wrote on my own without John’s encouragement. I can do it...if only...
Review – The Flower Girls by Margaret Blake, published by Whiskey Creek Press.
“An intriguing tale – an emotion-packed romantic suspense that will keep you guessing. Mystery, suspects aplenty, secrets, adultery, murder, passion and love intertwine to give readers a captivating read. Ms Blake’s skilful prose puts reader right into the midst of her story and I for one, am interested in seeing what she comes up with next.
Dottie – Romance Junkies. For full review go to www.romancejunkies.com