Ah . . . summer vacation, a time of lazy days sipping lemonade in a hammock with a good book . . . or not. Maybe that's what summer looks like for some people, but not this girl! I just got back from Forensics Nationals, a super fun but not so relaxing week traveling with another … Continue reading Blog Break
This past weekend, I had a two by four hit me in the head again, as life hammered another lesson home. It's a lesson that I've learned before, but one that I clearly needed to learn again, hence the two by four. On Friday morning, my alarm went off at 4 am, so I could … Continue reading If I can write, I can write . . . right?
This Thanksgiving season, I’m thankful for this blog. It has given me the courage to make my writing public, something I have never done before. It has forced me to stick to a writing schedule. I’ve posted every Monday and Thursday, except for a few misses here and there, since April. It has pushed me and even gotten … Continue reading Writing Strategies to get the Novel DONE (hopefully)
I currently have ten quilting projects in various stages of completion. In the quilt world, these projects are called UFO’s, or “UnFinished Objects.” I think, relatively speaking, that ten is not that many but for me, it’s a lot. In fact, it’s driving me crazy. I want to work on them, but I also am … Continue reading UFO’s – UnForgivably Ordinary (please revise)
In my last post, I concluded that I am a sucker for books on writing, so yesterday I lived up to my label, got up early, poured myself a cup of coffee and read We Are Not Alone: The Writer’s Guide to Social Media by Kristen Lamb. Her blog is in my blog roll, just … Continue reading What’s in a blog (or should be)?