Category: Dog Tales

Random Interesting Stuff (or How I Cut My Distractions and Got Busy Writing Book 2)

How to Break Through Your Creative Block by Maria Popova for Brain Pickings I’m working on this. I get easily distracted and sidetracked with to-do lists and social media, and then the next thing I know I’m taking a nap. My solution is two-fold….

2013 Gratitude

I have a lot to be grateful for over this past year, so I thought I’d take a moment to appreciate the good things. There are lots more I could list, but these are the big things. I finished writing a book. Not my…

Where I’ve been (Among other things)

Writery ThingsDuring the month of November, I was quiet here, but my writing life has been extremely busy. In October, I had a conversation with an agent, and she recommended to me that I increase the length of the novel in order to make…

I love it when a plan comes together….

Exciting things are happening this week! I’m on a five day staycation, spending my time finishing up my novel. By the end of my time off on Tuesday night, I intend to have the first draft totally completed and be ready for edits. In…

Of course Layla needs a stuffed mastodon

Now I know I am officially a silly dog owner. I bought my Layla a stuffed mastodon toy…because it was there. And it squeaks. And it’s nearly as big as she is.  Did I mention that it squeaks?