We all knew going in to it that community was going to be important. We didn't expect that we would connect so quickly, so deeply. We didn't expect to find friendships and professional support that would cross oceans and reach back into our daily lives.
A manuscript due by July 11th for a final read through. Daily word count check-ins. Shared social media tips and publishing advice. A meet-up for a day of uninterrupted writing. Character research in the form of boxing classes. Achievement of a 5:00 a.m. wake-up-to-write goal.
It can be lonely back here at the desk. But when you have a strong community, you are never alone.