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Writing like my hair’s on fire…
Saturday, September 8th, 2018

I’ve been crazy busy for nearly a month. What with dad hurting himself—for those of you who didn’t know, he broke his hip, had surgery, and is now in a rehab facility—my schedule was hit hard. And I didn’t have wiggle room to begin with, not after putting books up for pre-order that weren’t already written.

Luckily, I finished the first one, S*x on the Beach. Now, I have to wrap up Hook by next Friday, get it edited, formatted, and uploaded before my KDP deadline hits. I haven’t taken any time off and barely have time to spare to have a cup of coffee with my dd or a meal with family. If I got sick right now, I’d be toast. (I’m knocking on wood, because I don’t want to jinx myself!)

On top of all that, I have a plotting bootcamp starting on Monday and a classful of writers ready for me to lead them. I’m just a little stressed.

Things I don’t worry about and won’t until I reach THE END? Cleaning house, cleaning the pool, wearing makeup, blow-drying my hair, washing clothes, clipping my nails…you get the picture? I’m pretty scary-looking when I’m in deadline mode.

The five-year-old sighs when she sees me. “Do you always have to write?” Yes, baby, I do. Or at least for the next week, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. I just have to get there!

So, be thinking happy thoughts for me. Tell the universe I have grit (not that I’m gritty!), I’m fierce, and I’m going to do this!

5 comments to “Writing like my hair’s on fire…”

  1. Peggy Harrington
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    · September 8th, 2018 at 6:59 pm · Link

    Sending energy, strength and hugs your way!! Love your books and truly appreciate your devotion and hard work!! Blessings. πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ€—πŸ“šπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸŒž



  2. Delilah
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    · September 9th, 2018 at 12:16 pm · Link

    Peggy, you’re a sweetheart! I hope I don’t let you down!



  3. Colleen C.
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    · September 9th, 2018 at 12:25 pm · Link

    Happy Writing!



  4. Peggy Harrington
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    · September 9th, 2018 at 12:41 pm · Link

    Delilah there is no way you could ever let me down!! You take all the time that you need. Family first including time for yourself. <3 <3



  5. ButtonsMom2003
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    · September 9th, 2018 at 11:52 pm · Link

    I suspect that you might work better under pressure? I know I do and I kind of know how you feel. I’ve committed to several blog posts/reviews, perhaps more than I should have, but as long as there is no hurricane again this year, I will get everything done. I bet you will, too.

    I hope I didn’t just jinx myself. πŸ™‚



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