Monday, August 1, 2011

The Vortex of Doubt and Self-Loathing

Are you an author who suffers from TVDSL? I know I am. Check out Claire Legrand's excellent post on the one surefire way to banish it from your thoughts.

In other news, I'm on track for ordering proof copies by the end of this week (and by saying that, have guaranteed it won't happen until next week or later). Got to fix a medium-level story flaw pointed out by my excellent editor, Darren, and have the cover tweaked by my excellent graphic artist, Mike.

In other other news, I got nuthin'.

3 comments:

Keith Robinson said...

That's me! Oh dear.

Roger Eschbacher said...

Hoo boy, me too! I will add that another trick I use to get out of a funk like that is to read a good book. Get's the mind pointed in the right direction and pushes out all of the silly stuff.

Keith Robinson said...

This is true. Sometimes (actually very often) I'm reading a book and my mind starts to wander as new ideas creep into my head... to the point that I have to put the book down.