Teetering on the brink. It’s a cliché, but apt, because I’m getting ready to fall head first into March. I’m gonna be swamped; I just know it! But sometimes taking a deep breath and leaping is what it takes to get somewhere, and I definitely need to be somewhere other than where I am. I’veContinue reading “Teetering on the Writer’s Brink”
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Carpe Diem for Writers
On her blog today Carol Benedict includes a music video of “Seize the Day” sung by Carolyn Arends. Only one of the verses makes reference to writing a novel but the theme is one that reminds me of how important carpe diem is if I’m serious about my goals. . “Life slips away like hourglassContinue reading “Carpe Diem for Writers”
Getting Busy and Staying Busy
This oh-so-true cartoon is by Inky Girl.
I don’t know how typical I am of most writers, but mornings just aren’t my time to function. I recently read an interview* that Jessica Morrell did with author Diana Gabaldon, and Diana said, “I get up around 9 and get a Diet coke and stagger around bumping into things and send e-mails to getContinue reading “Morning Madness”