Tagged with writing

Still Kicking

Yes, I am still here. Alive and well, relatively speaking. I have gone through a few of the toughest months of my life and while I would never want to repeat them, with perspective they have provided me a great deal of insight into myself. I am a writer. Despite the fact I have not … Continue reading

The Sunshine Award

It’s always so gratifying and an honor to receive an award from someone, for anything really, but especially for what I write on the blogosphere.  This one is incredibly special because it comes during one of the saddest times in my life, it’s ironically called the Sunshine Award and it comes from one of the … Continue reading

Please Excuse My Absence

Have no fear, I am still here (or so Dr. Seuss would say in his unique and catchy way).  I have been going through an emotional upheaval and change in situation that has prevented me from posting.  No worries – – you won’t hear of me trashing a hotel room or shaving my head and … Continue reading

People Like Me Are Why You Need a Good Proofreader

Poor grammar and spelling appear to be an epidemic affecting our country.  Okay, so maybe it’s not as newsworthy or mind blowing as obesity, gun control, homelessness, etc.  But for self-titled Grammar Nazis like myself, finding free and loose spelling and grammar in print is like nails on a chalkboard.  (Insert high-pitched screech here).   Unfortunately I … Continue reading

Get Excited!

I’m so excited, and I just can’t hide it From The Pointer Sisters’ “I’m So Excited” The title of this post is fairly ironic, given that I am writing this in my pajamas, wishing that I didn’t have to get ready and go to work today.  I can honestly say I am rarely excited about … Continue reading

Originally posted on becomeanauthor:
  A number of years ago I was at a writers conference. We were between seminars, waiting for lunch, if I recall, when I found myself talking to a few other writers. We got to exchanging stories of woe, how we couldn’t get published and the cards were so much stacked…

Do You Work From Home?

Today is a sad day for me.  My boss returns after being out of the office since Thursday.  How could four days go by so quickly?   How could I still not get everything caught up?  How could my boss be in Hawaii and still email and call me with things to do?  Questions of 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