Writing, much like any other creative pursuit is a matter of practice. The more you write the better you get, that doesn’t necessarily translate into success of course. Being good at something doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be mega successful, it just means you’re good at it…obviously.
I have recently been a little lax in my writing, I’d like to say there’s a good reason for this; but there isn’t. Frankly, I’ve just been lazy and playing on my X-Box too much. This is a common problem for me and I need to be more disciplined. I’m not going to get better if I’m not writing.
This is all going to change, I’m re-releasing Brogan and the Bandit King and so there are many things to do. New content needs to be to finished and inserted, artwork needs to be commissioned and an editing process needs to be undertaken, amongst other things. I need to save the money to pay for most of the things that need doing as of course.
I’ve personally always found writing to be easy, when I’m in the mood the words just flow on to the page. The editing and promotional process however I find to be incredibly intimidating and mind numbingly tedious in equal measure. Talking myself up is not something I find to be a natural thing, I don’t know if it’s my inner Englishman pushing through, or whether I just lack the personality traits required to big myself up. It’s all so very difficult.
Still, like the old saying goes; nothing worth doing is ever easy.