Writer Seeking Advice: As a writer, is there a best time to start a new book?
Being on top of the world is really hard on your calves. This was the conclusion I came to after walking up the steep slopes of the mountain town of Granada, Spain several times a day to return to our hotel, Hotel Alhambra Palace.
It’s been 20 hours since I dragged my overstuffed carry-on suitcase through the doorway of my house. After three taxis, a three-hour train ride, countless hours at the airport, a six hour flight and one narrowly averted snow storm, I’m finally here, at my hotel in Spain. Exhausted and excited.
My house groaned like an old angry ghost, one with a fondness for my closet or at least the attic area above it. Unable to sleep, I pulled my covers up to my chin and tried to ignore it.
My family's new TV obsession is a show called Adam Ruins Everything. And recently we watched an episode where Adam ruined...wait for it writers and book lovers... grammar!...dun dun dun...
I started writing my blog when Travelers I was published in October 2016 and, at the time, I decided I would write a blog post every day. It was ambitious, but if I'm going to do something I'm going to do it all the way.
Disclaimer: I wrote this blog while severely sleep deprived. Read on if you dare.
I lost. What's worse is I lost a contest where I was only competing with myself. I am a NANOWRIMO loser. But, for once, I'm OK with losing.
Thanksgiving is the combination of two simple words: thanks and giving. However, have you ever noticed how the tradition of giving thanks, which should be selfless, tends toward the self-centered?