Well, for me at least, it looks something like this: Yes, I do my revising, at least the first pass, on paper. It seems to help me if I can mark on, scribble notes, cross out, highlight, and rewrite sentences on an actual piece of paper. Later passes will probably get done on the computer, … Continue reading Wednesday on Writing: What Does Revision Look Like?
I have been using these Wednesday posts to talk about some aspects of writing. Sometimes craft, sometimes publishing, sometimes other things. Always just my opinion and/or experience. I thought I would do something a little bit different today and give you a quick update on what has been on my writing schedule lately. Main Work in Progress: … Continue reading Wednesday on Writing: So, What Am I Doing Lately?
Many people will give you the advice that you must write every day to be or become a writer. For the most part, that is very good advice, because if you don't develop the habit of writing, you will never finish or even start anything. But is it really necessary to be sitting at your … Continue reading Wednesday on Writing: Sometimes, It’s Good to Just Walk Away
Imposter Syndrome can affect anyone in any part of their life, but I am going to focus here on what it means for a writer. First, what is Imposter Syndrome? It's the deep down feeling that you aren't a "real" writer. That what you have done, published, accomplished so far isn't good enough or important … Continue reading Wednesday on Writing: Imposter Syndrome
But no refrigerators. Thank the gods! Our middle daughter moved this past weekend. The place she was in was taken over by new management and they were upping the rent too much, so she had to find new digs. So, we and three of her friends were conscripted (or "voluntold," as one of them delightfully … Continue reading Monday Musings: More Moving, and This Time, There Was a Color TV!
But, alas, no color TVs. Actually, that's probably a good thing! We decided we needed to get a real refrigerator in the basement. We had a conversion thingie on the smaller of the two freezers that was supposed to keep it at refrigerator temps, but it didn't work all that well. It was either too … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: Got To Move These Refrigerators