Editing: Approaching the Light

October 5, 2017 by - 4 Comments

Writing a novel is sometimes like walking down a long, dark hallway with a brilliant light at the end of it. Today I feel empty. While editing this new novel, I took my longest walk to get to the end. I’m not saying the book is profound or important, only that writing it is always …Read More

A View From the Porch Kind of Writing Day

September 15, 2017 by - 8 Comments

  Today was a porch kind of day. It’s September, right? So the weather is a bit schizophrenic. The a/c has been running non-stop during the day, and when I made the decision to take the day off from working out, I put on leggings and a long-sleeved tee. Sometimes I feel like I’m being …Read More

Down the Rabbit Hole

May 2, 2016 by - 2 Comments

  When I finish drafting a novel, I always feel a bit stunned, as though I’ve been unconscious for months and have awakened to find myself in a different place. In a way, that’s exactly what has happened. With my ADHD, I am terribly prone to hyper-focusing. As soon as I get to the halfway point …Read More