When you write your book, you have no clue what kind of legacy you are creating with it.
- How popular will it be?
- Will anybody read it at all?
- Will it have any impact on the world?
These are questions that creatives ask themselves…and anyone else who might listen!
What kind of questions did Harold Bell Wright ask as he was penning his now classic The Shepherd of the Hills? It is a story that has withstood the test of time. As 110 years have passed by its original publication date, it is still a masterful piece of literature.
But I believe he did not struggle with questions and insecurities of this kind in his day. Rather, I believe his writings were the result of and in answer to his inward struggles. That is one of the deepest rewards that springs from your courage to write for real. What’s driving your writing? [Read more…]