Wow, a lot has happened since I last wrote an entry here. I have officially retired from my day job, so I can focus on homeschooling the kiddos AND (theoretically) … Continue reading Hello! I’m Still Here!
Behold! The stacks are beginning to even out! But, whew, some pages are a bloody mess of red ink and entirely re-written passages. Some pages go by without hardly any … Continue reading Editing is Brutal Work
Whew boy, I did it! At just under 90k words, the first draft is DONE. I’ll be dragging myself out of bed to go to my eye surgery (say goodbye … Continue reading First Draft – DONE (Shieldmaiden Update)
Y’all… I’m almost done. One (hopefully epic) battle scene to finish and polish, then tie up some loose ends, and the first draft will be finished! And there was much … Continue reading Almost…Done (Shieldmaiden Update)
After nearly a week of either being sick or tending to sick kiddos, I finally got back to writing this weekend. And, if I stay on course, the first draft … Continue reading Shieldmaiden Update
This lazy Sunday has been pretty amazing so far. Although I did not wake in the late afternoon – more of late morning and, sure, there was no watching of … Continue reading Lazy(ish) Sunday
Okay, I think I’ve succumbed to a mild addiction. It started as 5 minutes a day, turned to 15 minutes, and now I may get a little cranky if I … Continue reading Writing, Writing, and – I Might be Obsessed – More Writing.
So far, so good. After a week of carving 10-30 minutes of writing every morning (more on the weekend), I’m feeling…relief? I always knew that writing of any kind was … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts
I’m not going to lie, finding “me” time was already difficult before COVID-19. When the kids were in school, I was “just” juggling their school, bus, after school activities, while … Continue reading Finding Time for Me in the Age of COVID-19
Whoa! This initially was all set to go in December, but… there were some technical issues and frankly, I just ran out of steam. So, the new version with a … Continue reading Second Edition