Showing posts from January, 2013

Yep, It's a Blog Hop. Join the Fun!

I know I'm supposed to like blogging, (everybody's doing it, right?) but this stuff just makes me nervous.  Writing a book~no problemo. In fact, call me crazy, but that's the fun part. Piecing a story together, breathing life into characters, and making them talk (Yes, I do hear voices in my head when I'm writing). Getting people interested in me by blogging and then my book by association is much, much harder. Maybe it's a generation gap. I'm still trying to figure out why I suffer from such discomfort about this. Anyone know a therapist?:)

A sweet, wonderful new friend of mine (and fellow writer), Wendy Knight, recently tagged me in her blog. She's absolutely darling, has the cutest online presence, and she writes these really riveting YA novels about teenyboppers with incredible powers called Fuedlings. I've been lucky enough to be a beta reader for these books and they are fun. Lots of magical powers, romance, and teen angst~all of the elements that…

I'm Doing This Stuff in 2013!

It's a simple little thing, but one that I think will work for me. In fact, I've already got three little pieces of paper to put into it. What I like about this is that I'm on the look-out for good things that happen in my life to place in my jar. Hopefully, that means that I'm on the hunt for good, wonderful, positive things and not negative things.

Cuz, I'm kind of that way~negative. I know it doesn't sound right. I'm usually a fairly cheerful person, but man, sometimes when I'm alone I can let the pity party come out to play and I really don't like that about myself. In fact, I've realized that this last year particularly, I focused on the negative elements in my life rather than focusing on all of my many, many blessings.

I am sooooo done with that.

From yesterday I wrote, "I got a lot done today and that makes me happy. Dusted and vacuumed, did laundry and finished writing chapter 10" (of my new book~half way done, baby). I always…