Not Feeling the Love


I’m not sure I love this new book. I’m trying, but it’s a lot like forcing a too tight sweater over my head – strangling. The problem is I LOVE the concept and I’ve sat on it since last January, silently – and at times impatiently – waiting for my schedule to clear so I could work on it.

But now that I’ve spent a little time with it, I’m not sure we’re a match. Maybe, like that cute boy who looks more interesting than he actually is, this book was bound to disappoint.

The frustrating thing is that I don’t know what exactly isn’t exciting me – the voice, the plotting, the characters? Regardless, it feels off and I keep coming up with a million reasons to not work on it. Never a good sign.

So now I have to make a hard decision: Do I keep plugging away and hope that the relationship will get better, or do I set this book aside and free write for a while to either get my mojo back or find a new story?



One thought on “Not Feeling the Love

  1. I don’t know what to say about this, I guess if you’re not feeling it then you should probably put it down for a while and come back to it when you’re ready because if you’re not feeling it, that will be translated onto the pages and ultimately to the reader.

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