There has been a change in plans. I had planned to hire someone to revamp my website, but that fell through because I’m too cheap to fork up enough money to make it worth their while. So, I’ve decided to drudge up enough drive to do it myself. What it’ll look like when I’m done is anyone’s guess. I just want it to look good and professional. And for those of you who are still using an 800×600 display on your monitor, then you might have to scroll from let right. Sorry, but I’m tired of squeezing everything onto a narrow page when there’s plenty of room to expand.
So what does this have to do with my muse? A lot. If you’ve been hurting your eyes trying to read my current website, you’ll notice that I haven’t put up a blurb for BITTERSWEET, my YA Paranormal yet. I haven’t because the manuscript isn’t done. In fact, my motivation for completing it had dried up. Sadly, I knew when it happened, but continued to trudge through the mire thinking I could fix it.
I decided that if I was going to do my own website that I wanted to have something for BITTERSWEET. Before taking the A train into the abyss, I loved it so much that it deserved one. So, I started piecing something together. I knew everything about it except for the one thing that would push my heroine over the edge. The blackest moment of them all. A bigger threat than the one she had originally perceived. Well, I had found it with a simple “what if” question. In fact, it was so big that it reignited my passion for this story.
Now if only I can keep this sucker around 60K words. *sigh*
Am I the only one who sees the downward spiral into writer’s block before it happens? Or the moment of downturn as you head toward the sagging middle? Do you pull the break before you slip deeper into the tunnel or do you allow yourself to plummet, hoping eventually you’ll see the light again?