Lessons, Connections

| July 13, 2012

A friend and I were talking writing yesterday. She’s doing a talk soon about lessons she’s learned in writing, and she asked me if there was anything I’d suggest. I have a few things. A couple of years ago I decided I wanted a change. It happens. Since then, I’ve learned anew about rejection and […]

Uh-Oh

| May 23, 2012

Missed my goal yesterday. Instead of 15 pages, I wrote 11. I’m not too upset about it. I’ve realized I’m winding to the end of the Fast Draft portion of the class. I have the bones of the story, and I need to start thinking seriously about the revision. Today, I’m tired, and I’m meeting […]

Coffee and Thinking

| May 22, 2012

Another night, another set of hours for staring at the dark ceiling. Insomnia is a surly non-friend. I’ve given up the nightly brawl with sleep and fueled up the coffee pot. I’ve been thinking about my book, and about another story I’d like to write, a novella for a publisher who’s looking for shorter e-stories, […]

Writerly Doings!

| February 15, 2012

I have lots to do. Judging two contests–must do something for each of them. Fortunately, I love to read! Revising book–need to do at least a chapter. New pages on new idea–word count! Family stuff–girly still finding her belly after latest bug. Must persuade her to eat something healthy! Also, must finalize cabinet choice for bathroom […]