I've had the worst week in a long while. Allergy attack from hell, and not being able to call into work, back is stiff from putting down a stone patio last Saturday, and worse, I haven't been able to write in five days because I'm so congested from the damn allergies!
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Well, it's happening again. That feeling of negativity that invades my soul every so often.
I can't help but go through periods of excitement while I'm writing and when I release a book, but I quickly fall back to earth when things don't play out the way they did in my imagination.
I work my ass off for what?
I published with self-publishing companies like iUniverse in the past and spent way too much money. Then I began publishing eBooks because that's where the money was being made and it was more cost friendly. I did better, but not great.
Eventually, I started turning those eBooks into paperbacks because many people voiced how they don't like eBooks, but those paperbacks sit with no action.
There are more times than I care to recall that I just want to give it all up.
But I know I won't. I won't, not simply be use I can't stop writing, but because I owe it to Steve to do everything possible to provide him with a secure future.
But something needs to give. Selling one or two eBooks a month isn't going to cut it.
I try not to post too many of these entries because they're bummers, but it's the ups and downs of a writer, that's the whole point of the blog.
Sure would like to have more ups though.