Having finished the third draft of my fantasy novel, ‘The Curse of Earthias’, last night, I find myself in that post writing depression that always happens the day after ‘completing’ a project. At the time, I was super happy at completing it at last, but now I wonder ‘what next?’.
Of course, given the amount of other manuscripts I have that need work, I know full well what needs doing next, but I still can’t get over that sense of feeling lost. I also put it up on Inkitt so readers can read it for free and rate it depending on whether they liked it or not, but I really don’t know if that was the right thing to do.
So I’ve come to the conclusion that even though writing and striving to be published is something I’ll never stop doing/give up on, it is damn complicated and stressful. Still, I’m waiting to hear back from lots of agents and publishers on queries I’ve sent out, so I always have hope that one of them will like my work enough to request to see more.