Ciao, amici! Checking in with my updates. And an opportunity for you. I was surprised to be assigned the proofread of the novel I edited that's over 200,000 words. Proofreads go much faster than line edits, but at that length, they still take a lot of time. So, I didn't get through my revisions as... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici! It's been two weeks. I was too swamped with work and family issues to even draft a fast post last week. Sorry about that. I'm sure you're expecting big news. So, here it is: Good News I finished my massive (over 200,000-word) edit. That in and of itself is cause to celebrate. In... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici! It's been a week. I'm sure you're expecting I've done something, especially since I asked all of you to hold me accountable. I've got good news and bad news. Good News I worked a lot last week. And I mean A LOT. Like, 16-hour days. And I got a ton of stuff done.... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici! You ever have a weird thought pop into your head? Not sure why I'm asking. If you're reading this, you're either a reader or a writer (or both), and both categories of people are known for active imaginations. I've been thinking about my blog. A lot. Mostly the fact that life forced me... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici. I know... it feels like forever since we chatted. Sorry about that. There were some things I needed to deal with, some changes I needed to make. I started reading and liking posts this week. Boy, I missed you all so much! Starting Monday, I intend to start commenting, too. The plan is... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici. This isn't my usual post (or type of post), but I have a crippling amount of work to do, so I'm procrastinating. I wouldn't be if I wasn't so tired. But I'm caffeine deprived. See, when I was at the store on Sunday, I found chocolate-covered coffee beans. They're my favorite guilty pleasure because... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75Oct1Qv8x0 I thought of the theme of this post, and I immediately thought of The Beatles song. Then again, throughout the course of any given day, I say, think, or hear phrases that remind me of a whole bunch of songs, so this isn't a surprise to me. (It is, however, why I have a... Continue Reading →
Joan Hall at Story Empire wrote a great post today on the Freedom App. It's free and it helps eliminate distractions when we write. Check out her post and the awesome tool! By the way, it's the first day of spring. Hope it's a warm and wonderful one for you!