This past week I took my family on vacation. We went to a resort and enjoyed our time there to a great amount. While I was there, I purposely put down my pen and paper — ignoring my writing duties — as we all enjoyed our time together. But like all things, vacations end and … Continue reading Time Off Achieved
I am working on writing about a tough topic. At about 700 words into it, I’ve barely scratched the surface of what I want to say in the essay. And the writing is slow. In truth, too often in the past I abandon these essays at the point I am at. I run out of … Continue reading To Write (Essays) or Not…
There’s a lot to think about. The other day, I signed up for another Author Fest. This time will be my second appearance at the Lake Geneva Beachside Author Fest at Lake Geneva Wisconsin (link goes to the library hosting the event), the first being a number of years ago. The event is July 10th, … Continue reading A Lot To Consider
Over and over again this topic seems to pop up in my list of things to write about on this blog. It is almost like I am avoiding writing about other things, or that I am struggling for ideas on what to write. (Both are true.) No matter how many times that I hash out … Continue reading Who Needs Rules?
I’ve been struggling lately and it took me a few days to fully grasp why. I’m not talking personally, although one could correlate some anxieties to the issues I’ve been facing. Missing days of writing goals, purposefully or not, is hardly the end of the world. Stress will still come though. Even when knowing the … Continue reading Pantser Dilemma