Let me take a minute and put in a plug for my good friend Jen. If you haven't already, check out her awesome blog.
Jen is a great friend. She encouraged me to start this blog, so you can blame her for my insane ranting :)
I am not sure she knows this, but she also played a part in getting me writing again. I am very grateful for that. Writing keeps me balanced and I enjoy it so much.
A little while back Jen started a blog about her journey to write a book. I started following it because of course I wanted to support her. I think everyone has at least one book in them and they should write it. Reading about her struggles and successes and talking to her about writing made me want to write again. So I made the push and last week finished the second draft of my first novel. And my ten year journey has finally come to (somewhat) of an end.
Now I am getting ready to start my next writing project, and it is largely in part to Jen's encouragement and support.
Jen, you rock!