Look, unrealistic expectations will kill your dreams

Here’s the thing. When I set out to make writing my source of income, I knew what I was getting into. I’d been married to someone who did contract work for a while cutting lumber and I have a dad who did that for a while, too, and who worked as a mason for some-odd … Continue reading Look, unrealistic expectations will kill your dreams

Overdue books, procrastination, and a writer’s income

Today has been an excellent day for writing. Unfortunately, I haven’t written a thing. It’s now 9:48 pm and I don’t really have a choice: I have to find it in me to start writing. I have an overdue book to finish writing (personal deadline—learned my lesson about setting public ones) and a dire need … Continue reading Overdue books, procrastination, and a writer’s income