This week (past 7 days, not the actual calander week) has been pretty eventful. Yesterday one of the girls in my writing group (I guess you could call us that) sold her first book! It was wonderful to be there for it. Also, I finished my first novella this morning, and others in our group have had extremely good weeks as far as page counts goes. It did make me think though, about whether or not I'd be writing still if I hadn't found a group of friends to share all the ups and downs with....ok, I am pretty sure I wouldn't still be writing. I'd have gotten discouraged and let something else, some other hobby take over.
Sharing a friends excitement over her first sale, bullying (and being bullied