As I prepare to dive into the next draft of my manuscript, I find myself thinking about this quote from author Rebecca Stead. When asked how to craft a believable voice, she replied:
And mostly, don’t be discouraged if it feels terrible for a while.”
(You can read the full interview at Novel Novice.)
I could go on and on about how much I adore Rebecca as a person and an author, about how I can’t wait to share When You Reach Me with my kid, about how I bought Liar and Spy on the first day it was available…but I’ve been reading and listening and waiting for long enough. Now it’s time to write.