Time to choose between productivity and sleep. My writing has suffered so much in the last year. I barely have time to write, except once or twice a week. Most of the time I’m so tired I just want to veg. So a group I belong to talked about productivity last night and I had […]
Life is a smooth pool with irregular quiet ripples. Right now they are so far apart it seems like a glass I just look through.
Life bothers me lately. In the 11 years since graduation from college, writing has been mostly on the side, in those odd moments, whenever I could, because my life was wiped out beneath me. It took two years to get published. Six for a pro credit in fiction. And then it was a landslide, I […]
You’ve heard the advice: put your story in a drawer for a month or a week or a year and come back to it later. Look at it with fresh eyes. Critiques work the same way. Sometimes you have to put them away, come back later to revise, to see and understand what the person […]
It’s been awhile since I’ve gotten good news. A long while. A very long while. I’m not talking about good news that happens for other people, that happens a lot and I’m grateful for that. But I’m talking about good news for me. You know the kind. Changes your whole day. It doesn’t even have […]