As you all may have remembered, I was having a hard time sitting my butt in the chair to write last winter (see here). It’s been a roller coaster of a year with moving, getting back into full time teaching, taking classes and taking all of my teaching certificate tests again. (I had certificates in three states and smart me thought one of the them was still active. Still kicking myself for letting that expire.)
The mere thought of finishing my revisions and querying an agent who I thought might be right for me seemed daunting. So I just didn’t.
But then spring came and I started to feel like I was treading water rather than sinking. So I thought, yeah I could do 20 minutes of writing a day. And let me tell you baby, it worked!
At first it really was only 20 minutes but as the days grew, I started finding my muse again, started finding time (I’ve learned to become very efficient), pulled out the caffeine and wrote, wrote, wrote.
Actually I started writing like a mad women.
And in two and a half weeks it will be SUMMER. This will be the first summer I’ve had in 10 years where I haven’t had to travel, shop for a year, and see all the relatives. My summer plans? Write a book, or two. It’s going to be great. No, it’s going to be awesome.