Disaster. So, I disappeared in order to get married. It was a lovely ceremony and I’m so happy I took to time to really enjoy it. When I came back, disaster. My dogs bumped my open, not backed up laptop on to the ground and the (not solid state) hard drive died. Gone. So, I’ve lost a lot of work and now have to re-imagine it. Perhaps this is good but the tension I’ve been working on building is gone and I’ve been struggling to find the motivation to continue writing. I keep telling myself that it’s find and I can take the opportunity to focus on other parts of the novel. But, it’s so much that I’ve lost.
How do you handle such a loss?