So… Two people have sent back edits for my first novel. I’m working through those but to be honest, not working on it the last month and a half has been such a relief. I’m slogging through the redrafting but ugh do I not want to any more. Still, there’s a desire for completion that keeps […]Read More someone’s gotta help me dig
I don’t feel like writing today. There’s no specific reason why. I just don’t feel like it. I journaled a bit. Now I’m doing this. I have a solid hour in which I could work on the second novel, jot down some work for a short story idea I had. But I’m mostly interested in […]Read More Don’t Feel Like Writing Today
The window in my office is a tall rectangle. The view looks out, down a hill, at a treed gap between condo buildings. The tennis court’s far corner is visible just beyond the trees to the left and the pool to the right. After that, you can see the racquet ball club house and, further […]Read More A view
I woke up this morning and, as is my custom, read a few pages of Natalie Goldberg’s Long Quiet Highway. She talks about the male poets that she loved and how she didn’t really think about them as male, just writers, and that men wrote and women did not. When she encountered feminism, that opened her mind to […]Read More Chicks, amiright?
today is hard. but the bathroom is clean, so are my make up brushes, and the dishes, and my work shirts and my nails are painted and i sent some emails. so, there’s that, at least. but today is really hard.Read More what if you did, what if you wont
Today, I was reading Natalie Goldberg’s Long Quiet Highway and all a sudden, I remembered that I know how to write, that I’ve been doing it a long time, and that I do actually like doing it some. I don’t have to write a specific way but I can write my way and that it helps. Such a […]Read More Read/Write
I know that the title for this post, the first in a long time (but I will try to do better), is a little trite. Begs the reader for a “duh”. But it’s something that I’m clinging to, that I need for myself right now. Every day is new and I can do whatever I […]Read More Every Day is New Day