Category Archives: Getting Organized

THE BENEFITS OF SPRING CLEANING

Please forgive the recent silences.  I have surrendered myself to an ambitious spring cleaning campaign in an effort to raise my household status from a Stage 3 Disaster Area to something more manageable, like a chronic and persistent state of … Continue reading

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A WORK IN PROGRESS

Our writers’ group held our third meeting this past Sunday.  As always, there was lots of food and laughter and conversation…maybe too much conversation.  But there’s definite signs that evolution is occurring. Already we have gained and lost members.  It’s … Continue reading

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PRACTICAL MATTERS: DON’T LET GOOD IDEAS GET AWAY

We’ve all been there, right?  A good idea shows up unexpectedly, and you’re caught without a way to capture it.  You’re driving or grocery shopping.  No worries, you think.  It’s such a good idea, you’ll remember it.  As soon as … Continue reading

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ANALYZING YOUR PERFORMANCE

So I know what I was supposed to get done last month.  And I know what I actually got done last month.  And of course, there’s a little space between what was done and what was not done — okay, … Continue reading

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HANGING OUT MY STARS FOR EVERYONE TO SEE

I reread my last blog post.  Seems like I lapse into article-speak every once in a while.  I think it’s because it makes it easier to get ideas across when I’m not so personally attached to the information.  I’m trying … Continue reading

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PLAN YOUR WRITING CAREER TODAY

“In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.” ~Robert Heinlein (1907 – 1988) ~~~ I announced at the beginning of the year that I was hanging out … Continue reading

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MY OFFICE – PART 2

It has taken the better part of the month, but I have finally set up and organized my home office, which happens to be located in our bedroom.  This is what it looked like before I started: As you can … Continue reading

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