|White Flower Alone... from HuBoro|
I've done something I wasn't sure I'd ever do. I've sent out inquires to two local writers groups.
I always thought of writing as something solitary. I sit alone somewhere with a notebook or computer and I write. Right? For the longest time, it never occurred to me to join a writer's group. As I have been writing more and more, and reading more and more, I've come to feel that I'd benefit from joining a real life writers' group. I actually considered joining one about three and a half years ago, but I was pregnant and then I had a baby to take care of... Then I got pregnant again and had a toddler and an infant to take care of. I was always writing, but to commit to going to a writers' group even just twice a month was not happening. So I decided to wait and revisit the idea again when my babies were a little older. They're older now and so here I go... Or at least hope to go. I'm waiting for replies from each group. I'm not sure exactly how they work, what the specific rules are. Can I just show up? This is new territory to me. I'll actually be able to talk to other writers in person about what I'm working on. I might even be a little excited. Will I join one? Both? Neither? I wonder what the next few days will bring.