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This was so helpful to hear, especially the emotional murkiness of writing a novel. I've learned to take about five days off each month for some levity, and work on less emotional projects. It's like going on a short trip just so you can miss your partner or family before enmeshing yourself with them again.
Jami, you are an inspiration. TY.
Same for me. I switch from non-fiction to novel and back. It takes a whole other mindset and I actually like working on different projects at the same time. ~😊 Can't wait to read your 1000 Words.
Laurie Colwin is always a good idea!
The Swimmers was transcendent! Rebecca Makkai recommended it to me (read: posted about it on Twitter), and now I'm a Julie Otsuka fanboy.
Thanks so much for this! I just finished Draft 4 of Liliana and the Kid, after multiple #1000words sprints. And just upgraded to paid.