Like many independent authors, I can not give up my day job because it is the only thing keeping a roof over my head and the internet paid for. Which isn’t to say that sales have been bad. But if I was relying on book sales to keep me ensconced in comfy pajama pants and cat
One of the projects I’m working on right now is the assembly and edit of an (as yet unnamed) anthology of short stories from fellow Creativia authors that all stem from the same prompt. It amazes me how so many authors can begin in the same place and take such divergent paths to weave together
This has not been a good week. I get migraines, and this week I had one doozy of a migraine. It came on during the day at work Tuesday, and I left work early. Stayed home on Wednesday, tried to work on Thursday, but only got to about 1pm before I called it quits and
Sometimes I think that the Mondays that follow productive weekends are harder than the ones that follow lazy weekends. We’re heading into the time of year when I have little time for lazy. There are obligations and volunteer duties, family time and other crazy stuff. I have volunteered with San Francisco Pride for better than
Wednesdays are hard, aren’t they? It’s all hands on deck to push this week up over that hump and we’re already tired from Monday and Tuesday, so it feels like twice as much work. Today, in San Francisco, the air is wet. It isn’t exactly raining, but the fog lies low and it feels like
So, since I’m writing, I’ll be sitting at the computer for quite a bit of time today. Have anything you want to ask me?
It is always a weird transition for me, going from the writing/self-editing phase into working through the edits suggested by someone other than me who has read the manuscript. I genuinely love the notes that show confusion, because they give me a chance to see the story from a different perspective. Obviously the passage made