A juggling act

So I lied.  I said I wouldn’t go on hiatus again but looking at that’s post’s timestamp tells me the time between then and now is actually longer than the last posting gap.  But despite the dead air on my blog’s front, I’ve been busy pursuing a lot of writing opportunities.  Also, I adopted a dog. Continue reading “A juggling act”

The trials and tribulations of freelance writing

I made the mistake of checking my phone early this morning when the vibrating notification woke me up.  I had submitted a draft of a narrative piece about dating overseas and its associated difficulties late last night and at 3 am, the editor got back to me.  I saw from the preview that it was her and nearly put the phone back down, telling myself I’d check it at a more appropriate time.  Thinking it over for a minute, I reasoned that I wouldn’t get back to sleep anyway.  That wondering about what it said would keep me up.  It turns out I didn’t sleep anyway. Continue reading “The trials and tribulations of freelance writing”

Getting it together

I cherished my only day off this week sitting in a coffee shop off George’s Street in town yesterday.  My first choice, a tea house with a somewhat cult-ish vibe, was strangely closed so I ventured next door to Accents.  It’s a lovely spot, the staff is always super friendly but the music they pipe in over the loud speakers takes me back to what I can only describe as church camp in the 90s.  Continue reading “Getting it together”