I started to write a novel in first person and realized I didn't know how. What's a writer to do? Learn some skills in a short story is the logical answer. Right? Or is that just me?
For the second year in a row, the Mother Earth News Fair had me surrounded by people who get me.
For my latest short story, I'd reached my word count limit and nothing had happened yet. D'oh!
For years I've been looking for a good fit for volunteering. I especially wanted to work with animals, but I didn't want to end up with the need to bring them all home with me. Now I have found a place and get to help wonderful dogs find forever homes that aren't mine.
When most people finish a project early, they rest. I add another one. That's how I roll.
It takes patience to make blue cheese. 3-6 months to be exact. Thank goodness it isn't all hands on time!
Last year this time I'd finished draft number one and had a combined total of 5 pounds of kittens. Boy have things changed.
Starting up a workout routine at home takes me back to the age of VHS tapes and belted leotards.
One thing I've learned on my writing journey is the importance of book reviews to authors, especially those that are still up and coming. The big authors have an audience regardless. It makes sense; I'd simply never thought about it before. Since learning about that, I've started leaving Goodreads and Amazon reviews as soon as… Continue reading Paying It Forward … In Advance
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