Ya'll. It has been almost exactly a year since I've written anything on here. In that period of time I've dealt with a career change, a broken leg that included a long hospital stay and surgery (husband not me), the loss of three elderly and very much loved dogs(not at the same time), a horse … Continue reading Still here!
Oh the little lies we tell ourselves. Such as, I can have that piece of pie because I'm going to start exercising more or I'm going to get up earlier in the morning and actually fix breakfast before work...... In my case it was " I'm going to slow down and post something on my … Continue reading Slippery Slope
If you follow my blog then you will be familiar with my recent book struggles. If not, here is a quick overview of the 411.... I started writing a book, I re-read what I wrote, hated it, re-wrote, then discovered I'm an idiot and should have left it as it was to begin with... I … Continue reading Outside of the Outline
The last couple of months I have been so engrossed in trying to write my own book AND keeping up with all of the recommended social media components for an aspiring author that I forgot something very important........ I LOVE TO READ!! The bookshelves in my kindle have been collecting dust! They have also been collecting … Continue reading Reading vs Writing
19 Days.... Nothing exciting about that number. That is just the number of days it has been since my last post. I would love to say it was because I was so engaged with finishing my book that was my reason for falling off the posting wagon. Truth is, I lost my motivation. I discovered … Continue reading 19 Days
We have all hit them....you're going along just fine and then all of a sudden.... thunk! I'm talking about pot holes of course. Depending on the area you travel, your roads may be riddled with them. They can be dangerous as well depending on their size and the rate of travel you're going when you hit … Continue reading Plot Holes & Pot Holes
Or in the case of a writer it would be the book cover before the book. Is it wrong to already be shopping for a design for the cover of my book when I don't even have it finished, let alone published........ I vote no...... Since I will be self-publishing my book I need to … Continue reading The Cart before the Horse
How do you do it? Seriously. All of you dedicated bloggers, tweeters and authors. How do any of us keep up with all of this and not drive ourselves crazy? I am physically and mentally exhausted today but felt like I should probably try to keep myself on track a bit so here it is. … Continue reading Tired Typing
Paper or Plastic? For those not old enough to remember, that used to be a question you were asked when checking out at the grocery story regarding your preference on how they bagged your items. Paper bags were great because you could reuse them at home for other projects. Anyone remember using them to make … Continue reading Paper or Plastic?
"Gimme a break, gimme a break, break me off a"... wait that's an old KitKat commercial... I'm actually needing a book break, although a KitKat sounds pretty good right now as well... I need a break from thinking about my book so I can read someone else's. It may sound crazy but it helps clear … Continue reading Book Break