Posted in October 2014

Make the Time

This week, and next one, are very busy for me.  It’s been the end of the month (in case you hadn’t noticed) which means work is very busy, and the beginning of the month always is as well.  I’m going to Georgia/Florida this weekend for my first time (GO DAWGS!), my adorable little sister is … Continue reading

As Long As It Takes

I’m going to admit something to you today.  Something I’d appreciate if you never mention to my agent or editor (if, indeed, I should ever have one). I hate deadlines. Seriously.  I’m not one of those people who performs better under pressure.  I remember being seventeen and having a lying-on-the-floor, can’t-even-breathe-right-now kind of breakdown because … Continue reading

Down with Negative Voice

It seems that every time I sit down to write or edit, this voice in my head says, “What you’re working on isn’t good enough.” This week was no different.  I took Friday off from work, in part to relax and in part to work on my book.  I did both.  However, when I sat … Continue reading


I really can’t tell you how many times I’ve quit this.  Can’t tell you how many times I’ve re-started.  Sometimes I feel like that’s all I do.  Slog through the complicated and often treacherous morass that passes for my emotions, steel myself against uncertainty and fear, buckle down, commit wholeheartedly, finally stop dancing that avoidance … Continue reading

Time to Start… Again

Do you ever get the feeling that if you don’t start something on the first of the month, then you might as well just wait until next month because you have already screwed it up anyway? I do this.  It’s ridiculous.  There’s no reason that tomorrow is worse than today.  Well, except for the procrastination … Continue reading