It’s May. My last post, The Value of an Idea, Part 2, was written in October 2017 and I literally forgot to post it. Then… nothing for 6 months. I’ve been thinking about last year’s goals a lot lately. It’s easy to get caught up in letting the failures overshadow the successes. Sometimes it’s a … More Biting off more than you can chew
Progress: Uh… April-October Flash Fiction: Uh… After Celebration my monthly flash fiction goal has gone right out of the window for two big reasons. 1. I don’t have the time (or skill) to work on multiple projects simultaneously (when dictating and driving). So here I was, moving along at a good clip with the Selkie … More Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel. 2017, October: Stalled (2)
Last week I discussed some options for finding time to write and I set out to track my time. In the past I had only tracked time at work, not during my full day, but this was only slightly different. As I went through the week two quotes from last week stuck in my craw. … More Finding Time to Write, Part 2
It’s a familiar saying to writers at any stage in their writing journey that writers write. As Linda Lafferty says at Writer’s Digest, “If you are a writer and don’t write it’s like saying you are alive but can’t find time to breathe.” Writers write. They find time to write and if they can’t find … More Finding Time to Write, Part 1.