Tag Archives: mountain climbing
Blank Page Intimidation
February 25, 2016 · by James L'Etoile · in author, editing, fear, fear of failure, Hipster, James L'Etoile, mountain climbing, Uncategorized, write, writing, writing ideas · 2 Comments
That stark white space is intimidating as hell. I don’t know what it is about the emptiness that makes the obsessive compulsive in me begin to itch. You’d think that an empty page is perfect, all in order, with nothing out of balance. But, no it’s a negative space, a sucking black hole of self-doubt. […]
Are We There Yet?
June 27, 2014 · by James L'Etoile · in author, books, character, crime fiction, editing, fiction, James L'Etoile, Little River, mystery novels, publishing, Uncategorized, write, writing, writing ideas · 3 Comments
Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? I remember saying those words and, then later in life, hearing that same phrase over and over and over from the backseat every time we set out on some great adventure. The constant barrage of anticipation became a combination of nails on the chalkboard […]