I'm unable to be in the same room as someone that is reading one of my books. It can be friends or family, or a complete stranger, but my reaction's always the same - a mix of excruciating embarrassment and curiosity, and a feeling, really, as though I've been stripped entirely naked and everyone is staring at me.
I think it's because writing is such a personal thing. When you write, there's only you, and the paper (or these days a PC screen), and nothing else. The ideas, the images,… Continue
Posted on January 24, 2009 at 4:47am