writing

The Wins

Photo by Michele Venne I mentioned to a friend that because the day job has taken a tic up, I haven't gotten as much written as I planned. I explained that I finished a college class I was taking as part of my CEUs, wrote and sent out my monthly newsletter, wrote the...

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Choices

Photo by Michele Venne Some wise person pointed out the obvious when they said, "When you say yes to one thing, you say no to countless other things." I said yes to more clients. That automatically put a giant "no" on other things I could do with my time. I'm not...

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Finally Finished?

Photo by Michele Venne Today is the day I finished The Found Gift. At least this round of edits and rewrites. I thought I might be done at around 14K words, then more of the story came to me. It now sits at 20K. And, yes, I know a couple of sentences I still need to...

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The Words

Photo by Michele Venne There are times, as a writer, when words are my friend. Other times, I can't fish the one I want from my brain that will make the sentence or paragraph or scene what I want it to be. I also know that sometimes a slight interruption breaks the...

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So Many Hats

Photo by Michele Venne Sometimes I know why I'm tired at the end of the day. If I went for a long trail ride, had lots of clients, squeezed in errands or life tasks, by ten o'clock I'm done. But sometimes it doesn't seem like I've got that many to-dos on my calendar....

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Knowing When It’s Too Much

Photo by Michele Venne Years ago, when my mom moved from her home in AZ to CO, she cleaned out all the boxes she kept in the garage. I visited one day, and she showed me calendars from when I was in high school. Every weekend was a horse show. One night a week was...

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