Posted in September 2012

The Best Laid Plans

Murphy’s Law has been hard at work with me this weekend.  Despite having a nice little plan laid out for my Saturday (taking my car in to the shop, doing cleaning and organizing until lunchtime and then reading and working on my writing), it hasn’t gone my way.  I did get my car into the … Continue reading

A Week Later

I survived my critique and have lived to tell about it.  It still sucks though. I have not given up, simply reevaluated.  I obviously need more practice and I need to hone my craft.  I also may be looking to write the wrong kind of story, at least right now.  A friend mentioned to me … Continue reading


Last night was the night.  I received my critique from my draft first chapter. I can’t lie.  I was disappointed.  The idea I have is good but my writing is an issue.  The first half of my chapter was too much “telling” and not “showing”.  My instructor noted that she was quickly bored and I … Continue reading

And I’m Back!

Okay, so I’ve been horrible about posting daily.  In fact, it’s been two weeks since I posted last.  I have no excuse other than life always seems to get in the way.  And by life I mean working at my job (that most days I don’t like), paying bills, grocery shopping, running errands, the Husband … Continue reading

Weekly Weigh In

Let me just start by saying HALLELUJAH!  A holiday weekend!  I don’t think I have ever needed a 3 day weekend more after this craptacular week. Anyhow, let’s get the disgusting (for today) out of the way.  I weighed in at 145.6.  Yes, my weight went up by over two pounds from last Saturday’s official … Continue reading