Ah, genuine angst! The best friend of a genuine writer. This is hilarious
I don’t know about you, but reading people’s posts and seeing them publish their books, is beginning to make me wonder whether I have what it takes and sometimes its truly depressing.
Depressing because I have begun editing my novel and realised that I am putting too many commas where they shouldn’t be and that I have to chop so much text that it feels like I am sitting in an abbatoir about to take my pet cow to the proverbial sacrificial ceremony.
Okay… I know that I have what it takes, but the constant introspection is killing me…
And you know what depressed me today? I mean seriously depressed me to the point where I considered more than the usual double dose of lithium? And this wasn’t just “feeling a bit down” but more a serious journey with Dante into Purgatory kind of depressed?
Ian Bloody McEwan…
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