Friday, 25 January 2013

Trying Too Hard!

Sometimes no matter how hard you try, it still doesn’t work, but then when you don’t really try, hey ho, things happen!



This week I’ve spent many hours trying to re-write the end for one of my characters in Storm Clouds Gathering, but can I get it to work, no! I admit to feeling quite desperate about my inability to make this character’s last chapter work how I feel he deserves it to be. I’ve written and deleted hundreds if not thousands of words in an attempt to arrive at the best ending. I am trying not to panic, but I am!

And whilst I struggle to make and ending work, with little or no effort I have managed to secure three days in the beautiful open air, shopping and entertainment centre, Biosfera in Puerto Del Carmen to sell my books!


An unscheduled meeting with the centre manager enquiring about possibilities for a local author to sell her books was met with great enthusiasm. Within a matter of a few minutes I was offered a stand for three days to not only sell my books, but to do some readings as well. Ok the readings have me shaking, but I’ll have a go! No dates have been set as I have to arrange a quantity of books to be delivered down – past experience is not a happy one, but I have everything crossed there will be no problems this time!

Maybe I should worry less and who knows what might happen!

Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by.

8 comments:

Lizzie Lamb said...

That's great Pauline. Good luck with your sales.

Pauline Barclay said...

Thanks Lizzie :) x

JB JOHNSTON said...

Wishing you lots of luck with your sales. x

Nikki said...

What a great opportunity. Hope it goes well x Good luck x

Kit Domino said...

Am sure you'll sort the ending out. Walk away from it for a few days and it'll work out. Great about the stall. Read aloud to yourself at home several times beforehand and it won't be so hard. Always nervy giving readings but it does get easier with practice. Good luck.

Pauline Barclay said...

Hello JB, thank you so much x

Pauline Barclay said...

Hi Nikki, so do I... laugh! xx

Pauline Barclay said...

Hello Kit, sounds look very good advice and I'll try not to panic LOL! Thanks for stopping by. x