The Human?

Eshelle Butler was born and raised in Chicago Illinois. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago and has a BA in Marketing Communications and Journalism. She also has a background in music. In addition to being an Author, she is also a Poet, Screenwriter, and Blogger. Eshelle is divorced and has one child and currently resides in a small town outside of Chicago Illinois.
Sorry, this blog entry is late but I’ve been trapped in the kitchen cooking all day with my mother and my father who knows nothing about cooking but he tried to show us how to make prime rib. I’m exhausted. Well, I hope everyone had a nice holiday and got to be with their loved ones for Christmas. I did, and let’s just say that I’m hoping I have to work next Christmas LoL…
As for my writing, I have been really struggling with my next novel. I don’t know if it’s a bad case of writer's block or what but it’s been driving me crazy. A part of me wanted to take a break from writing after “The Blood Oath” was released but another part of me is absolutely terrified of doing that. My writer's block has a tendency to last for days, sometimes months. And I don’t feel right when I’m not writing. I don’t know what to do.
The story “The Human” started out good but I’m getting stuck at the second chapter. I don’t know why. Maybe I’m getting blocked because I have so many other concerns in my life right now. I seem to be having a hard time staying focused. Sometimes I think I want to just scrap the whole idea and then other days I feel like I want to continue this story. I hate this feeling and it’s my characters that are doing this to me. Not letting me give up on them.
Once a character is born, it is hard to abort it. You give it a life and a family and a purpose and you might as well forget about ever trying to kill their story. They won’t let me do it. I’m trying and trying but they just keep