12 x 12 Blog Party: Halfway There!

Congratulations to all of you who have made it to the halfway point in the 12 x 12 in 2012 challenge. I know I'm proud of myself, so you should be too.

Some months were easier than others, and I wish I had the time to really polish each manuscript each month rather than just squeak out a first draft in most cases. But it's an accomplishment.

Last year at this time I had just one finished draft under my belt that I had been working on for the previous two years. This year I have 3 polished manuscripts, at least 2 other revised manuscripts and a handful of first drafts too. Then there's last year's idea pool from the PiBoIdMo challenge. I'm not sure I'll feel like a 'real' writer even when that first book gets published, but I no longer sit down to write feeling like a complete imposter.

If you're doing the challenge, congratulations. And keep on going. More stories are waiting.