Sometimes when you think you are done, it is just the edge of beginning. Probably that’s why we decide we’re done. It’s getting too scary. We are touching down onto something real. It is beyond the point when you think you are done that often something strong
~ Natalie Goldberg
I keep this quote tacked to my cork board next to my writing desk. I read it almost daily, but reading something that often tends to lose its freshness and impact.
So, I thought, I’d post the quote and let my readers mull over its meaning.
Today, this quote is the reminder that my novel, though on its umpteenth revision, is not yet complete. Until Lily’s story and experiences with her alcoholic mother make me cry, I still have work to do.
How close to “beginning” are you?
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