This was needed today.
your humble host
I made a new friend at a book signing the other day, and I heard something I have heard a LOT from people who want to write a book or are writing one they can’t seem to finish.
I hear this all the time, so I thought I should address it.
We’ll call it “Can’t Finish-itis.”
It’s a terrible affliction, but there are cures.
Here’s an example from a blog post of an obviously dismayed author friend, followed by my reply
…it seems as if I’ve just wasted the last (fill in your number here of the weeks, months or years) of my life writing a story no one will ever be interested in EVER. It should be printed off only to be burned in a barrel and then bombed with a nuclear warhead. I have THREE chapters left to write. THREE. At the end of the…
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