In my last post, I described trying to write when it just wasn’t happening as “swimming in spaghetti”. A couple of people commented on that being an apt and original way of describing the experience. It also fit me because I’m Italian and could picture just how difficult it could be tangling with spaghetti.
However in my original draft I simply had “sinking in quicksand”.
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“So, you’re a writer? What is your book is about?”
If you are a freelance writer you’ve heard this phrase frequently. You may explain that you write short stories, devotions, how-to articles, as well as information pieces, advertising, and copy for websites.
“So one day you will write a book?”
“Maybe so” I might add, “Right now I’m content with what I’m doing.”
They don’t believe me.
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