Quitting Won't Save Me

There comes a moment in every writer's life when they run into a book that was the hardest book they ever had to write. That book was The Joy Thief for me. There were times this book had me thinking about quitting -- literally closing the book file and walking away -- but I soon figured out that it wouldn't save me.

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Authors Jekyll and Hyde: The Two Faces of A.M. Rycroft

If you’ve ever talked to me at a book event and someone asked you to describe me later, you'd probably tell them I’m friendly, talkative, outgoing even. But, the truth is, you’ve only met Hyde. There's another side, one much less people-friendly. The other side of me, the state I revert back to after a book event, the person I am "when no one is watching", as they say, is Jekyll.

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