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10 Reactions to ‘How is your book coming along?” #writing #writers


Haha! I can see myself doing a few of these.


Some days writing a book can be fun, satisfying and rewarding. Some days writing a book can be scream inducing, dark and torturous.

Depending on your mood you may give a different answer to the innocent and totally acceptable question “how is your book coming along?”

Here are 10 different reactions to that question:

1. “Great thanks” – beaming smile and twinkling eyes. All is well in writing land.

2. Awkward silence on your part, words fail you when you think about your book.

3. “I will let you know when it’s finished” – quietly confident and not giving too much away.

4. “It’snot coming along so can we talk about something else?” – folded arms and ‘bulldog chewing a wasp’ expression on face. Everything about you screams ‘the book subject is a no go area!’

5. “Oh it’s AMAZING, sometimes I just sit and write all day!”…

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

3 thoughts on “10 Reactions to ‘How is your book coming along?” #writing #writers

  1. Hi,
    I liked Lucy’s post too

    Liked by 1 person

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