|R. L. Stine and little ole me|
At the Texas Book Festival, Liz Mertz, Molly Blaisdell, and I spent the entire day in a book-filled dreamland. At least that's what it felt like. Authors, publishers, booksellers, and book lovers from all over, gathered on the grounds of the Texas Capital to celebrate one thing. BOOKS.
|Liz Mertz, Molly Blaisdell, and I in the House Chamber|
|James Preller signing my book|
Before the event, I'd been suffering from one of those pesky, what-the-heck-am-I-doing, writerly syndromes. You know the kind, right? But as each moment passed throughout the day, I felt the inspiration trickling in. Before I knew it, good ole creative juice pumped through my veins once again.
If any of you IWSG'ers out there are struggling, find a book event, a conference, or a book signing and attend. I promise you won't walk away empty-hearted. Sometimes we need an extra boost to kick us into gear.
The Insecure Writers Support Group meets the first Wednesday of the month. It's where writers around the world can express their fears, insecurities, or offer support and encouragement to others. Founded by Author Alex Cavanaugh, the IWSG is a phenomenal group of writers. A HUGE thanks goes out to November's co-hosts: CD Coffelt, Tina Downey, Isis Rushdan, and Michelle Wallace.
And now, back to my UnRaNoWriMo... Write on, folks~