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I am insecure when I go for days without writing, but not insecure enough to completely stop writing. Writing makes me feel less grumpy and keeps me grounded and sane - insanity isn't really an option, so I write.
Once I actually sit down and write, I forget whatever I was worried about and get lost in the act of writing. If I force myself to write for twenty minutes, I never look at the time even though it's right there in the corner of my laptop screen. I write until I'm done writing without exception.
When I write regularly, that lack of insecurity stays with me even in the hours when I'm not writing. If I write daily, I don't question my abilities. I just write when it's time to write. It's what I do.
I'm at the point where I am completely immersed in the series I'm writing. I've done enough research to know I'm absolutely on track for my historical period. I am certain I'll finish these novels and they'll be what I envision.
The thing we can't control is whether people will love our vision or our execution and writing style. All we can do is give it everything we have, work hard on our craft, and tell our stories with care.
We have a club dedicated to our insecurities, so clearly this is something we all have struggled with at one time or another.
But we should feel secure in the fact that we are storytellers. And we're lucky enough to be at the place in our lives where we have decided to take the time to put our stories on paper. How amazing is that?!