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Wet Spell. A.k.a. persistence or "Fall down seven times, get up eight" - Melissa Yuan-Innes
You all know what a dry spell is, don’t you? I sure do. For what seemed like aeons but what measures out as three years, I didn’t sell one story, poem, or novel.Looking back, I can see reasons for that. My first pregnancy ended with a stillborn baby girl named Isadora. I kept on writing, mostly about what had happened, but felt very screwed up. I paused and eventually took baby steps back to creativity: cooking, drawing, writing short stories...