The Young Writer’s Life According to Lucy

You have to do some digging, but once you find all the right GIFs, Lucy does a pretty good job at ‘splaining the trials and tribulations of a young writer.

You’ve sat down and bared your soul to the word processor.  Words are falling out like endless rain into a paper cup.

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You take a break to reread everything you’ve just written, and you see that it is good.  Very good.  A real page turner, in fact.

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And then the dreaded Writer’s Block kicks in.

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…But you persevere.  Finally, you finish your first draft.

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It’s totally ready to publish as-is, but for good measure, you show it to your friends and family.

Here’s how you handle the criticism on the outside.

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How you handle the criticism on the inside.  Like, Allison, why ever would you back an RV into a circular driveway?

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Well, phooey on them.  They’re just jealous that you’re good at writing and they’re not.

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You look back a few years later at that old manuscript you wrote as a naive little kid.

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