• Editing,  Querying,  Writer self-care,  Writing

    Back to School Mojo

    First, I just want to say how much I miss blogging. It always clears my head. At the risk of blogging half-formed posts, I may need to reincorporate regular blogging into my writing goals because it does something so positive for me. So, stay tuned and I promise to make such posts have some sort of direction or meaningful nugget beyond my own need to vent/write about my writing. Okay, then. It’s day three of my kids being back to school and today was the first day I didn’t have to go to my day job. So, yay!! A day for writing. Kind of. Mostly. I’ve taken a couple of…

  • Uncategorized,  Writer self-care

    Writer Survival

    I’ve been MIA from my blog lately and realized that this weekend wasn’t going to be any easier, despite my earlier in the week wishful thinking. We’ve had rotating illnesses, allergies, computer troubles, etc. and the extra care-taking hasn’t left me with much energy at the end of the day for blogging. I know, I know: common complaint. And, truly, I try to write posts that have inspired me in some way. I already worry I have the tendency to slip into working out my writerly angst via my blog. *blink, blink So, this will be short, but hopefully angst-free. The things I turn to when I need help, or…