Don’t we all feel this way?
After being stopped several times and hearing people say “I didn’t know you were a writer,” it suddenly struck me that when we read books, we forget that it was written by someone who has a life outside of writing. Yes, I am a writer. Yes, I am a published novelist. Yes, I have been featured on blogs, in the local newspaper and on local radio. But, I am still a person too! I am still a mother and a housewife. I still have bills to pay, floors to clean, and mouths to feed. It’s very surreal travelling to do a radio broadcast and being treated like a successful author, then returning home and having a cup of tea with my mother-in-law before doing the school run and cooking dinner.
Today, normal life resumed. I don’t have any more interviews lined up just yet, (although they are being worked on)…
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