Let me start off by saying how very truly sorry I am. I’ve neglected you. It’s been three weeks since you’ve seen a post. As I type that, I think, “Surely that can’t be right!” But it is; the date stamps don’t lie.
I’ve been so consumed with these classes that I’ve been taking, the massive amounts of homework the kids drag off the school bus every day, and harvesting a few fall crops out of the garden. Don’t forget that recent book release, my Girl Scout Daisy troop, and the fact that I’m trying to purge my house via eBay. It’s no excuse, I know. Just because my education, my children, and my garden are thriving on the vine of life doesn’t mean you can’t. There’s always room. I just need to be better at finding it.
I will say that I’ve carved some time out in the mornings that is purely for writing. The kids aren’t here, the house is quiet, and thanks to Sam’s Club I have a few pounds of coffee close at hand. Most of the books I’ve read about writing (cause you can never learn enough!) say that you have to train your creativity through a writing routine. I was doing really well with that for awhile, and it does work…As long as you stick with it. So I raise my coffee mug in salute to forming good writing habits instead of playing Farm Heroes Saga and watching old reruns of The Golden Girls when I have the house to myself.
So anyway, Blog, I just want you to know that I’m going to make a better effort. I know you are what inspires me to stay fresh with my writing. You are what allows me to take that really tiny writing idea and still get to use it, even if it doesn’t fit anywhere in a book. You are truly awesome. I look forward to being addicted to you once again.
Love and Hugs,
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