Just in the past few weeks, an epidemic of disappointment has spread around me. In my life and in the lives of those I love, it has threatened to steal joy, extinguish dreams, and plant seeds of self-doubt. It seems the perfect time to consider weapons at our disposal to survive the inevitable force of disappointment.
During the last several months I have been in contact with a literary agent whom expressed interest in my first novel after meeting at a conference. I like to compare these months since to a season of courting. Our first date was at the conference, second date was sending a full book proposal, third dateContinue reading “It’s Not You, It’s Me: Unexpected Rejection”
Hello, lovely readers. You’re all looking exceptionally beautiful today. I’m a bit lighter today (no thanks to the Mother’s Day salted caramel cheesecake) for several reasons. What’s exciting you today?
I am often so overwhelmed with the shoulds of life that I lose sight of the cans. Obligation, duty, and responsibility are noble things in life. Often very necessary for a variety of reasons. And I’m not arguing against their place. However, obligations have a way of clouding our awareness of opportunity. Of blessing.
I’ve been having myself a little pity party this week. With a word goal of 10,000 by Sunday (it’s Thursday and I’m not quite half way there), there have been many challenges. A husband who’s busy opening a new show at the theater and not around to help much. A busy week at my full-time dayContinue reading “The Writer’s Plight: A Little Perspective”