Goal Setting · The Writing Life

The Ultimate Writing Challenge.

Always we begin again  – St Benedict I received a rejection in my email yesterday. It was particularly difficult because a few days before Christmas I had a telephone conversation with the editor of the press where she told me how much she wanted to see my book in the world. We talked briefly about… Continue reading The Ultimate Writing Challenge.

Goal Setting · The Writing Life

December Writing Challenge

Confession –– I shopped on Black Friday. The frenzy and crowds kick off the Christmas shopping season for me. It all started years ago when my husband and I began taking our kids to see the holiday windows displays on State Street in Chicago. The lights and animated puppets never failed to put us in… Continue reading December Writing Challenge

Goal Setting · Quotes

Planning Your Work, Working Your Plan

  Summer is officially over.  It’s time to buckle down.  But it may be hard to get back into a routine if your productivity dropped off significantly during the last few months.  All the things you meant to do but didn’t get to may be spinning around in your head. That’s why you need a… Continue reading Planning Your Work, Working Your Plan