Category Archives: Getting Things Done

TUESDAY WORK DAY

First of all…a thousand apologies for being lost in space…twice in just a few weeks.  Not to bore you all with details, but besides all the Neighborhood Watch drama, the Toddler developed a massive case of snot.  (I have witnesses … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES HISTORICAL REVISION IS A GOOD THING

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Okay.  So I wrote a very lengthy blog post about the “incident” that took the air out of my tires for a good week…and then I sat on it.  Although I think it makes for an interesting and dramatic read, … Continue reading

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MONDAY WORK DAY

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Three straight hours hunched over the laptop.  When the nice Starbucks man-child came around and offered me a free cupcake, I said, “Yes, please!”  I marauded the peanut butter cup chapeau before it occurred to me to take a picture, … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN’S LOG

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Last week, it was Spring Fever versus Spring Cleaning.  What do you think won out?  Can you hardly blame me?  The orange blossoms are in bloom, their fragrance filling me with the urge to run naked in midnight fields and … Continue reading

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MY ANGEL MUSE DIVINE

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“Get back to work, ya lazy git!”

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WORK DAY THURSDAY

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Office with a view.  1,700 words.  Whole new ending.  Dang, these characters are wiley.

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CAPTAIN’S LOG

I put in 33 hours on the computer this week, and managed to hardly write any fiction.  Boggling.  Well, that’s not exactly true.  I spent one night binge-writing a short story.  I spent another night photographing dinosaurs and trying not … Continue reading

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MARCH MADNESS

I feel a little crazed right now.  I’ve got more ideas than I can keep up with, an office that looks like a disaster area, and a Toddler who keeps me on a very, very short leash. I should tell … Continue reading

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BASIC SKILL SET OF THE 21ST CENTURY WRITER

In case you’re queuing up late for the buffet line, this month we’re focusing on speed! In my post titled, “The Speed of Story,” back on February 8th, I proffered the hypothesis that there are four areas an idea needs … Continue reading

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SATURDAY, WORK DAY

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This was the view of the clouds coming in at about 3:30 p.m. this afternoon in the High Desert.  I took this pic on my way to “the office.” An hour and a half later, it looked like this: You … Continue reading

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