The blank quietness on this blog makes me sad. It just shows how much my brain has been clogged these past weeks (months? has it been months?). I don't want to say that I made a mistake spending this whole year doing all this ghostwriting, but maybe I made a teensy-tiny mistake? No point arguing … Continue reading The Quiet
One more revision (due Wednesday) and I maybe just might be... done?
The sun—it burns. An empty head can be a very happy head. Visiting countries where it is not recommended to drink the water is not good for someone whose favorite all-time beverage is ice water. (I did not get sick, but juice—nor strawberry daiquiries—did not quench my thirst, so even now I feel so thirsty.) … Continue reading Lessons Learned While on Vacation
In an impossible feat that I really didn't know I could do, I met a deadline Thursday. And another today. And now I'm done. I'm going away for a little while to relax. I've decided that I'm not going to be a freelance writer anymore, not while I have this full-time job. (I mean, after … Continue reading Away
I was rejected today. It was a tough one. It started as a what-if one, not mattering too much. But then random coincidences began to make me think that it might happen, it just might, otherwise why the signs showing themselves only to me (and decipherable only by me, which is the way of such … Continue reading Smack-Down
I finished the 1st draft of the freelance novel late last night, emailed it in to the editors, and then opened the file to find a mistake on page 1: I'd noted (X words) on the front in big block letters to announce the word count, and forgot to fill in the X. Oh well. … Continue reading Finished