Have had a very rough few months. Want to get back on the horse.
Wrote most of a draft. Trashed it.
Writing’s been slow going lately on the blog.
It’s been slower off of it.
I will write again someday. SOMEDAY.
Maybe not today, though.
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Can I just tell you a little bit about how English Majors like myself are taught to think about romance novels???
So, I am the sort of person who works best when others are around, even if I’m not talking to them. When left unsupervised, I have a tendency to procrastinate horribly unless I’m going to have to perform shortly with a hard deadline (this is why teaching works well for me–with literal bells ringing to tell me what to do next–and writing novels is a struggle, even though I really enjoy writing!).
So, to this end, I’ve set up a weekly “writing date” with a long-distance friend. Continue reading Writing Dates
The third and final of my Lilly-grant-funded adventures this year was the Midwest Writers Workshop (#42, certainly an auspicious sign!).
This workshop was AMAZING! I got a ton out of it and it really had the most breadth in terms of a writing conference that could meet the needs of people at all levels, from novices just starting their novels to published authors looking for networking opportunities. Continue reading Midwest Writers Workshop 2015
So, feeling much like Michael Bluth is in the image above, I am trying to keep a lot of balls in the air right now. I’m currently hanging out in Muncie for the Midwest Writers Workshop, which is awesome. I’m working on a post about the last 2/3 of Bart IWT. I’m trying to ignore the fact that school starts next week. I’m excited that Sarge has just been upgraded from “my two-month-old” to “my three-month-old” and amused that I’m not the only person pumping milk in between conference sessions.
I’ve taken tons of notes, and I’ll have lots to say later, but right now I’m going to keep processing what I’ve learned.
In the meantime, I’ve also been twittering my heart out; I think I’m finally getting the hang of Twitter! If you’re interested, you can watch me twit or follow my twitterings here!
— Peggy Larkin (@larkinplarkin) July 10, 2015
@larkinplarkin terrified is exactly correct!
— Janet Reid (@Janet_Reid) July 10, 2015
p.s. follow me on Twitter. It’ll be awesome.
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