Firstly, I’ve been on the precipice of another ‘I hate my book’ stage but managed to stop it in its tracks, with help.
I recently attended a seminar with the lovely Jodi Cleghorn, who spoke about critiquing and self-editing. She’d written something about the ‘I hate my book’ stage that resonated deeply with me because I was right there about to plunge head first into it. A light-bulb went off in my head and immediately I stopped hating my book. I can only hope that this wisdom can save others. It appears understanding the reason for it can effectively combat the emotion.
LOGIC is greater than EMOTION.
I can hear you all asking: ‘What did she say? I don’t want to think my book sucks any more!’ I’d tweeted a portion of this quote and I love it so much I want to make a meme featuring it, but…
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