Week 5 of the MFRW Authors 52-week 52-post challlenge.
Almost as soon as I signed up for the 52 week challenge I wanted to go back and delete my name. I didn’t mind sharing writing tips or even some insights into my writing life. But there were the other topics–the personal ones. I’m an introvert I admit it. Groups of people do not attract me like a moth to a flame. Talking before groups I can don an outgoing personality, however, it comes at a cost of energy. And I’m old school enough that I don’t share everything on social media. My personal life is my own. In fact, Romance University published a post on drawing the line. Which causes a problem–what to write for the challenge.
How can you introduce someone when you purposely keep in the shadows?
My husband of many years should be listed as my best friend. But telling more about him crosses the line. Best friend could also apply to two authors I’ve known for some years. The relationship qualifies in one way was professional, but I wouldn’t want to put the Nova Scotian pixie or the wandering sailor on the spot. Or exclude one for the other. Which leaves only one thing to do–ask a few of my favorite characters.
Read the rest of the article and their responses here.
And don’t forget while you’re there to join the hop and visit the other participants to meet their “best friend.”