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#IWSG Writing Surprises #insecure #writers #support #group

Let's support each other during the August group meeting, hosted by Alex Cavanaugh.

Thank you to this month's co-hosts: Renee Scattergood,Sadira Stone,Jacqui Murray,Tamara Narayan,and LG Keltner!



Today's question: Has your writing ever taken you by surprise?

Some of my best writing moments have been surprises!

I had no clue how to write when I started my first story, Bad Blood into Good (awful title). The climax involved my hero eating poisoned food, turning his skin blue. When I returned his skin to a healthy color upon healing, one of my readers observed how this plot element exactly echoed my title. How fun when something unexpected like that happens.

Credit: Irina Kukuts from Pixabay
I love when writing takes a surprising direction, turning out better than we planned. I suppose we also face some nasty surprises as writers.

Here's an article for insecure writers: How to Stop Self-Doubt From Holding You BackThe idea of writing about your doubt intrigues me.

Also, I'm giv…

Oh The Places You'll Go #Giveaway Hop

Thanks to The Kids Did It and The Mommy Island for hosting.
How do you feel about school time approaching? I work at a university where my workload is lighter in the summer, so I have some trepidation about the school year starting, but it's also exciting for fall sports to begin.
I'm giving away a $10 gift card as well as two ebooks of Blocked, featuring a romance between two volleyball rivals as they start college.


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