A Word from Becca: Getting the Job Done

I loved this post. Honest and bearing lots of truth. Read on and see for yourself.

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Brown Girl Love's Featured Artist Manger Becca D.

Becca, Featured Artist Manager for Brown Girl Love, talks about her experience finishing a novel.

Though my fiction remains unpublished, I cannot count how many times I’ve been told “But you’ve written a book! That’s amazing!” My immediate response is, “No, it’s not”. But I understand, writing the novel is the first step in getting the novel published and–from personal experience–many writers spend too much time speaking about writing, blogging about writing (*snicker*) and talking about writing that they don’t ever actually write. Writing a novel is HARD WORK. Honestly, depending on the person, writing anything is hard work and for someone who “can’t write”, what writers accomplish–even those of us unpublished–is impressive.

When I wrote my first novel length work, I was sixteen. (It was High Fantasy atrocity) I was impressed with myself then, even after I found out Christopher Paolini was fifteen when he wrote his book and…

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About Dyane

Dyane Forde’s love of writing began with an early interest in reading and of words in general. Writing has been a life-long passion and she writes all types of things, from short stories, novels, flash fiction and poetry. Dyane writes to communicate, meaning that writing becomes a means through which she seeks to connect with people on a level deeper than intellect.
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4 Responses to A Word from Becca: Getting the Job Done

  1. Joshua says:

    Thanks for sharing this Dyane!


  2. thehungrypage says:

    Thank you so much for reblogging this! I look forward to working with you in the future!


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