the walking drum

since I last posted, some incredible things have happened. The Amazon “Breakthrough Novel Award” officially began February 16th at midnight, and at 12:01 I had my manuscript submitted. It’s been polished and edited more times than I ever thought it would be, but I know each successive edit is only improving my work. After having … More the walking drum

Measuring the Wind

Well, it finally happened. Last week actually, but it’s taken some time to get used to the idea. I’m still getting  used to it. After months of running about and applying for positions around town with my hat in my hand, I finally landed a job as a writer at a TV station. It’s not … More Measuring the Wind

Saturday Morning

I’ve been having trouble sleeping all week, waking up early for interviews and for work. “Early” is a relative term, I stay up until 2 or 3 most nights, so anything before 10 AM is pretty early for me. In any case, Saturday morning, no work, and of course I’m up at 8:30. Lying in … More Saturday Morning

Steps

I had a simple thought tonight, as I stepped out of the shower. I thought about where I wanted to be, with my job, with my career, with my book. And then I thought, “Well that’s all lovely, but what have you done today to get closer to that?” So I thought about everything I’d … More Steps