oh the things we could have done….

oh the things we could have done, if we only took the first step.

Yet here I am, a city deer starring at the blurring headlight sun, one foot hanging, delicately balancing, refusing to take the first step.

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I had a lot of plans this year, plans which I have absolutely sucked at. Life, my impossible high standards, and fate aside (it’s been on heck of a year emotionally), I have made inlets this year: poems and plays published, a job in teaching, another prospective job (I’ll blog about it later) in teaching play-writing to little nugs, work beginning on my graphic novel as well as my kid’s books (yay!!!!) and an ever growing blog audience (you guys rock).

…But there’s on thing I linger on…….

Releasing my ebook of plays.

It’s been available on the Nook now for a month, maybe two. Tucked away, unpublicized by my fear of something.

And the insane thing, I don’t much care how much money I make. It’s low priced, I might even put it a bit lower.

All I really want if for people to read my previously published plays and maybe, if they like them, throw up a show of their own.(Though a bit of an extra income is always nice as well.)

I need to release it and move on. I need to figure if five people buy it and read it, it was worth the effort of editing and the pain of my ego.

I think I’m going to do it this week.

Stay tuned.

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6 comments on “oh the things we could have done….

  1. Part of the process of being a writer is to produce something suitable for millions to read which may actually only be read by a dozen at most. If it truly gives that dozen pleasure, though, one can count it as a worthwhile effort.

  2. I so hear and feel everything you’re saying. The fear of rejection holds us back from letting go. We write because we love to write; we work because we have to pay the bills. Being on the odd side of 60, there are not a lot of avenues left ahead of me. I want to wander down the ones left with wild abandon and an eye for detail. Hope we open some doors together!

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