A Day in the Life of a Writer

Curious as to the flow of my day? I present to you, Monday.

  1. Alarm goes off at 4:35am. Hit dismiss.
  2. Check email. Return to sleep.
  3. Backup alarm goes off at 4:45am. Hit dismiss.
  4. Check email. Return to sleep.
  5. Auxiliary alarm goes off at 4:55am. Hit dismiss.
  6. Baby calls over baby monitor, “light on”. Dutifully crawl into baby’s room and turn on that blasted pillow pet. Think of ways to dispose of said pillow pet without baby realizing crime has been committed.
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Writer Unboxed Un-Conference, Day 2

Day 1 and 2 of the Writer Unboxed Un-Conference are in the bag. Today’s brand of awesome brought to you by Lisa Cron, Brunonia BarryRay Rhamey. Something happens when you surround yourself with like-minded creatives – the whole of your individuality shines that much brighter. Be they peers or those you aspire to be like, something otherworldly happens. The air crackles with fevered anticipation, your brain lapping at every conversation like a deer to water.

Holly Kuchera,  Yarn Tangle via Flickr

Holly Kuchera, Yarn Tangle via Flickr

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A Confession

I have a confession.

Deep breath.

This whole blogging business is hard work. The how-to articles and you-can-do-it interviews make it seem easy. Write a few words and slap on a pretty graphic. People will clamor to read your words. Businesses will throw their products at you for sponsorship. Your inbox will explode from the sheer volume of new reader love letters. Greatness is upon you! Blog blog blog your way to success and significance!

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