Also known as Things I'm Not Very Good At. So, I'm not the most emotional person you'll ever meet. I've always been a relatively content person, optimistic in outlook and an ardent keeper of my own peace. When something sad or disappointing or unpleasant happens, my knee-jerk reaction is to spin it into something happy. I retreat into my own mind, play upbeat music, make up stories, go on a walk, eat some cake... anything to make the unpleasantness go away. I used to think th
Man, have I been slacking! What happened to September and October? I wish I could say I've been burning up my keyboard, staying up at all hours of the night, waking with the sun, getting loads of writing done. In reality, so much life has happened, I've found myself behind on a lot of my writing goals.
I talk a lot about life and its tendency to "get in the way" of writing. It doesn't feel right to say that anymore, considering a great deal of the free time I used to have h