When You’re Writing, Bolt the Door Shut

The story of The Riot Act, a book that will never exist.

Photo by MILKOVÍ on Unsplash

I have a mighty need for validation. I imagine that most of us writers do.

This makes the novel-writing process a great deal more difficult. I want people to see what I’m doing. I want them to celebrate what I’m doing. I want them to lavish praise and encouragement on me…