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Sometimes, a fresh perspective…
Monday, January 4th, 2010

Or maybe just a change of location. Yesterday, my friend Shayla Kersten asked me to meet her in Little Rock for a “Write-in”. She was having a hard time getting back into writing gear after the holiday. We settled in with our designer coffees next to a window so we could watch the weather (snow was forecast) and proceeded to slam pages of our latest Works-in-Progress. I always have my camera handy.

We set up in the far corner in the back next to an outlet.

Shayla played coy.

As always, I grimaced for the camera.

We both made terrific progress. I began a little free read for Samhain (I haven’t found the right title yet) and made it half way through the story, stopping to share snippets with Shayla when I couldn’t stop giggling.

Today, I’m back home. Kim Kaye Terry and I are supposed to sprint (slam pages as fast as you can) later this morning. I’ll do anything to make the actual work of writing more fun.

9 comments to “Sometimes, a fresh perspective…”

  1. ArkansasCyndi
    · January 4th, 2010 at 10:58 am · Link

    The problem with that corner of The Coffee Beanery is that it is SO TIGHT. Not a lot of space, but glad you got pages done.

  2. SonyaM
    · January 4th, 2010 at 11:11 am · Link

    Good morning & Happy writing.

    It does not matter how you get from Point A to Point B – along as you get there. Progress in any way is always good.

    Way to start your 2010!

  3. Delilah Devlin
    · January 4th, 2010 at 12:23 pm · Link

    Cyndi! We missed you!

    Sonya! You are soooo right!

  4. Shayla Kersten
    · January 4th, 2010 at 3:18 pm · Link

    I can’t wait to read your story! I had so much fun with just the snippets you read to me! *cackle*

    And I need more kicks in the pants. Since the snow came today, I didn’t go to the evil day job but I’m working remote. Plan to do some writing soon. I’ll log on. If you’re around, I’m up for more!

  5. Shayla Kersten
    · January 4th, 2010 at 3:19 pm · Link

    Cyndi! Missed you! We need a big write-in like last summer. We got so much done then!

  6. Delilah Devlin
    · January 4th, 2010 at 3:42 pm · Link

    Shayla! I haven’t started writing today. Had daughter underfoot trying to finish up online homework. And then I had adminstrivia to handle with the workshop. But I’ll be ready shortly to slam!

  7. Lisa J
    · January 5th, 2010 at 11:37 am · Link

    I really like the hair. It looks good.

  8. Rasha
    · January 5th, 2010 at 3:49 pm · Link

    Hay DD change is always a good idea and am happy you had Shayla for company. If anyone knows what a slumb feels like its me 🙁 Trying my best to clow my way out.

    Do not have any ideas for the metaphysical theme I am sorry but I do know that this year is the best year for the Cancer sign and low and behold, the United States is a Cancer sign! I do hope this is good news for everybody.

    I occasionaly listen to a Lebanese astrologist, Carmen Chammas, who is super accurate in her predictions and has a website where you can hear her predictions in English. Hope this helps

  9. Delilah Devlin
    · January 5th, 2010 at 4:37 pm · Link

    Lisa! Thanks so much! I like it too. It’s so much easier and doesn’t require any product so it’s super-soft.

    Rasha! Thanks for the recommendation for the astrologist. I have been paying attention the predictions and how favorable everything looks for us Cancers. I’m hoping for good things this year!

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