February 5, 2016Have you ever had one of those weeks where, no matter how hard you try to stay on task, unexpected happenings boot you out of your normal routine? That's the kind of week I've had. Never complain, never explain is a good motto to adopt, so that's all I'm going to say about that except … Continue Reading ››
January 29, 2016Here we are at the end of the month already. Have you accomplished what you set out to do in January? Although I gave a valiant effort to keeping up with my schedule this month, coming down sick meant I just couldn't. Now that my health is on the upswing, I'm able to put … Continue Reading ››
January 22, 2016Last week I speculated on this very page, oh so rashly. I'd fallen behind when a cold sidelined me but thought I might still manage to spend the usual fifty hours on writing or writing-related activities. Was I able to run those writing marathons? No and no again. What did I do instead? Moaned a … Continue Reading ››
January 15, 2016Life has a way of happening in a way that is not according to plan. I believe in scheduling my time, but that's all right with me. Who wants a life you can map out to the last moment, anyway? That would mean no surprises. This week my husband's birthday required homemade cheesecake, a … Continue Reading ››
January 8, 2016The turn of the year gave me a renewed focus on productivity. A new contract for a series of western historical novels with deadlines eight months apart, plus the planned addition of independently published books and the Literary Wayfarer podcast to my repertoire, means I need to manage my … Continue Reading ››
January 1, 2016Over the past couple of days, I've been fitting my writing office in a closet to serve as both a writing space and sound booth. I did record some episodes of a previous podcast in that space, but the sound quality wasn't the best. I wanted to do this better. It's taken a while … Continue Reading ››
Where are you going in life? Do you know? Many people head down a road of someone else’s choosing. They never stop and wonder if they’re going the right way. They engage in reactive (rather than proactive) living. Any hopes and dreams they once cherished lie buried in unmarked graves behind them.
If you’re just starting out, don’t let this be you. If I’ve described your life…