Wed. March 13, 2019: Post-Birthday Recalibration

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Waxing Moon
Mercury Retrograde

Hop on over to Ink-Dipped Advice, where we continue to work on our personal strategic plans.

My birthday on Monday was low-key and lovely. Birthdays can be fraught, even more than New Year’s, weighed down by all the things not achieved. I made a determined effort not to fall into that trap this year.

The greetings through various social media channels and email and mail and in person were much appreciated. I had a lovely lunch, and then went to my usual Monday meditation group, where we had a celebration, and then a quiet night with plenty of chocolate cake!

Site work with the client was a little bit more stressful than usual, and it will continue to get more so, due to the situation that started in December. The client is not listening to what I’m saying, and it all needs to be dealt with in the next few months. I want it to be weeks, but I have a feeling it will be months. Tuesday the stress continued, as it will today, which only reinforces what I already know.

The birthday blues threatened on Tuesday — since I’d held them at bay on Monday, they seemed determined to come at me stronger on Tuesday. Fortunately, what I’ve worked on in meditation and yoga this past year, and focusing on the writing, helped. Step by step, that’s all I can do. Step by step.

Was assigned two new books to review; one is downloaded and started. The other is in print and on its way. I like working with this particular organization. The quality of the books is overall pretty good, I like working with my editor. She appreciates honest reviews and doesn’t send things back to “please the client” the way the other publication last year did. A review has no integrity unless it’s honest.

I’m reading the book for the Reader Expansion Challenge. It’s a lot of fun. I will discuss it in detail next week on A Biblio Paradise.

I’ve been steadily working on contest entries.

There weren’t and won’t be any memorial services for the neighbors who died. It is, of course, up to the family. They aren’t local, and I can understand it’s difficult for them. But it leaves me feeling unsettled and without a way to contain the sadness. So I decided that, when I have the deck set up with the plants, and the yard work well under way, I will hold my own ceremony of remembrance. They were wonderful gardeners. This will allow me to process the loss while still respecting the family’s choice. Maybe I’ll invite the neighbors over to join me.

Working on the monologues. Working on the trade journal pitches. Saw that one publication to which I planned to pitch in a couple of months has filed for bankruptcy protection. I’m not particularly surprised, since they kept recycling old material all the time. They refused to have articles that grew with their readers; they kept everything at the early-career stage.

Had an awful headache on Tuesday. Made it more difficult to get anything done.

Just keeping my head down and doing the work.

 

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Mon. March 11, 2019: Kindness to Self – #UpbeatAuthors

Monday, March 11, 2019
Waxing Moon
Mercury Retrograde
My birthday

Today is my birthday, which is always a mixed day. I want to have a happy day, but it’s hard not to beat myself up about not getting everything done in the previous year that I wished.

So, today, I have to be kind to myself.

That doesn’t mean lowering my standards or letting myself off the hook. But it means giving myself today as a personal holiday, and enjoying the day without bringing in unnecessary baggage.

Personal holidays are important. These are days that have nothing to do with anyone else’s calendar or traditional holidays. They are days you take for yourself, just because the day has meaning, and you get to do whatever you want. August 1 is one such day for me. I’m resolving to turn my birthday into another.

So, today, I resolve not to get caught up in other people’s drama. I’m just going to nod and smile and move on. I resolve not to focus on the half-empty, but the half-full.

On a practical level, I will write today. I will spend a few hours onsite with a client. Then, I’m going out to lunch, and then to meditation group, and then have a nice dinner and a quiet evening doing what I want with whom I want.

My kindness to myself.

How will you be kind to yourself this week?

 

Mon. March 12, 2018: Healthy Eating #UpbeatAuthors

 

Okay, when I picked myself up off the floor from this . . .

Why would today’s topic make me laugh?

For a couple of reasons. First, it was my birthday yesterday, which meant healthy eating was the last thing I worried about.

Second, because yesterday was also when we “spring forward” — and I can’t tell you how much I resent losing an hour of sleep ON MY BIRTHDAY. I take it very personally.

However, for the most part, healthy eating is more the normal part of my day than the exception. Why? Because when I eat properly for my body and my life, I feel better.

I rarely drink soda, and never “diet” soda. I eat very little junk food or processed food.

I’ve cut way back on sugar, especially refined sugar. In my baking, I’m working on substituting honey for sugar whenever possible, and then adjusting the rest of the recipe around it.

I don’t use fake sweeteners.

I do, however, drink whole milk, use real butter, etc.

I also grow as many of my own herbs and vegetables as possible. I believe in the mission that Edible Landscapes teaches, “Have your yard and eat it, too!” I currently rent, which means much of what I plant is in containers; but when I own my own place, there will be very little traditional lawn, and very much wild space and native plants — and many more vegetable beds.

I love to cook, and that helps me eat healthy, too. I read cookbooks the same way I read novels, and with the same pleasure. You might even say I “devour” them. I own many, many cookbooks — and even use most of them. I often use the recipe as a baseline, and then experiment from there.

The cookbooks I use most frequently and can’t live without are:

MOOSEWOOD RESTAURANT FAVORITES
THE NEW BASICS by Julie Russo and Sheila Lukins
THE MOOSEWOOD COOKBOOK by Mollie Katzen
MARCELLA CUCINA by Marcella Hazen
THE NEW ENGLAND COOKBOOK by Brooke Donny
THE WAY TO COOK by Julia Child
JULIA’S KITCHEN WISDOM by Julia Child
THE POOR POET’S COOKBOOK (I bought that for 99 cents in San Francisco in the 1980s and still love it) by Ann Rogers
BEARD ON PASTA by James Beard

I often test drive cookbooks by checking them out of the library and cooking a few recopies from them. If I like the book enough, I buy it.

Control the food, control the population. Food is a social justice issue for me as much as it is a pleasure. We have the right to access fresh, healthy food. That means we have to put people into government who do not destroy environmental protections. If the soil and water are polluted, our food will harm us instead of keeping us healthy.

If we allow corporations to use pesticides to kill bees, we won’t have food. If we allow sterile seeds to be our only source, the corporation who creates the sterile seeds can decide not only WHAT we eat, but IF we eat.

That is not acceptable to me.

Growing as much as I can keeps me connected to the process — there’s a lot of joy as well as a lot of flavor in eating something you grew. I also know that the soil is good and free of contaminants, the water I use the same.

I am still an omnivore, although more and more of my choices veer away from red meat, and, over time, over meat in general.

Cooking makes eating healthy much easier. I enjoy cooking. I don’t believe it’s “too much work” to cook for myself (although I often cook for more than myself). I believe I deserve healthy, well-prepared meals. I enjoy the process of making them. Granted, vegetarian meals tend to require a great deal of chopping, which means you need a good set of knives. But it’s worth it.

Roast chicken is easy — half an onion and lemon juice in the cavity, a bit of olive oil, salt and pepper over it, 5 cups of water in the roasting pan, cover, put in an oven for 2-1/2 hours and it’s tender and delicious.

Mashed potatoes are easy, and the secret is to warm the milk before you add it to mash (and always use whole milk and real butter, along with a bit of salt and pepper).

Steamed broccoli is great with a little seasoned salt over it.

Steamed green beans get an extra kick from some lemon juice or hollandaise sauce.

Moosewood Favorites has a great eggplant stuffed with spicy mashed potatoes — the potatoes are mashed with cream cheese instead of milk and butter. There are a mix of spices in it, along with diced red peppers, carrots, and peas. The filing can be eaten on its own or used as a side dish for other food.

Dice up a few fresh tomatoes, add some cooked corn and diced onions. You’ve got a salsa that’s great with steamed fish. Add some parsley, fresh spinach, oil and balsamic vinegar, and you’ve got a salad.

Fresh herbs can brighten up even the most boring meal. And no meal needs to be boring. Experiment.

If it doesn’t work, you’ll know and try something different the next time.

I never enjoyed eating until I started to cook. Once I enjoyed cooking, tasting and eating are part of that. I used to only enjoy cooking for others. But I got tired of both the expense and the quality of eating out.

My rule of thumb when I’m in a restaurant is I only order what I wouldn’t/couldn’t make at home. As my home-cooked repertoire grows, what I order when out shrinks!

The positive part of that is it makes me try new dishes instead of ordering the same old, same old when I’m out. It also encourages me, when I like something I’ve tried in a restaurant, to figure out how to cook it at home.

Decide what foods make you feel good, not just while you’re eating, but after. What fuels your body and your spirit? If you genuinely listen to your body instead of stuffing it with empty calories, you’ll start to align with foods that are better for you and that you wind up enjoying more.

Try that this year — grow a few things you LIKE to eat. Take sensual pleasure in cooking, tasting, preparing and eating food, even if it’s for yourself.

Worry less about calorie counts and more about nutritional value, taste, and presentation.

You’ll find yourself naturally gravitating towards healthier foods.

 

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Sat. March 12, 2016: Post-Birthday Writing

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Waxing Moon
Jupiter Retrograde
Sunny and gorgeous

Thanks for all the birthday wishes yesterday, everyone! I had a good day. I didn’t do much. I’d hoped to do some yard work, but the weather didn’t clear up until too late in the day for me to be productive.

I ate and read and ran some errands. I worked on DEATH OF A CHOLERIC – I’ll have the first draft finished by the 15th. Then it can marinate for awhile, while I work on the play and get to work on SONGBOUND SISTERS. I’ve definitely decided to flip it with TIE-CUTTER. I’m making notes on the major changes I have to handle in the edits, to fix the big logistical problem that led to several smaller problems in the manuscript, so when I officially start edits in a month or so, I will have everything set and can dig in.  I have a working title for the new play, which is always exciting.  The right title helps focus.

Three months is really too tight a timeframe for a first draft, unless I can spent 10 or so hours a day at the desk, and am not juggling multiple projects.. Four months makes for a stronger manuscript.

I was going to bake for today’s Caroline Kepnes author event, but she’s ill and had to cancel. It’s been rescheduled for next Saturday, so I’ll bake then.

I basically just chilled out. Ate too much cake! 😉 Did a lot of yoga.

When I get home after locking up today, I’ll get back to work on the book, and do my final push tomorrow and Monday. Monday, I have to be up extra early, because I have a Marine Life Center Board meeting, but when I come home, it’ll be that final stretch so I can write “The End.” It’s so close, I can taste it!

It’s a gorgeous day outside. It’ll be too late to do yard work when I get home, but I hope I can sit outside and enjoy it a bit.

Some black locust has invaded the side front yard, in front of the dogwood. As soon as the ground is mushy enough, I’m going to have to yank all of it out, and put in wildflowers and other plants that will attract bees and butterflies.

Looking forward to spring! This winter hasn’t been bad, especially not compared to last winter, but I’m still ready for it to be over. Hate losing an hour of sleep to “spring forward” tonight, though.

Have a great weekend!

Devon

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Wed. Oct. 30, 2013: The Beauty of Project Bins

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Waning Moon
Mercury Retrograde
Cloudy and cold

We might get snow flurries today. So not ready for that!

My mom had a good birthday yesterday. Low key, but she enjoyed herself, I cooked some of her favorite things, she caught up with old friends, etc.

I worked on the project that’s manifesting. Did quite a bit of work in the project notebook, wrote about 18 pages in longhand, did some research. I’m writing my way in — I have an interesting ensemble of characters, and I have to solidify a plot, but I have to write my way into the set-up so I see which way the plot goes. One of my supporting characters, who is supposed to wait until Book 3 to be central, is pulling more focus than he should right now. He is an awesome character, but he can’t be central to every story — the central protagonists need to shift.

The work in longhand is rough sketching out of scenes, characters, and situations. As I type it up, I want to flesh it out with the historical, architectural, and sensory details that will make the piece stand out — it’s kind of Gilded Age steampunk, but set in New York, not in London.

I pulled books from my research shelves and am setting up my project bin. When I start a new project, especially one that requires research, I do something similar to what Twyla Tharp does — she has a “project box”, which she keeps intact well after the project is over. I have a “project bin”, where I put all the books, charts, maps, photographs, ephemera, and other research materials. When I’m finished, I file the research folders in the general files and put the books back on their shelves.

The advantage to having all my materials in the bin is that I have it where I need it AND if I choose to work other than home — if I have a site gig or go on a trip — I just load the bin into the back of the car and take it with me.

Did some work on the novella, and am trying to sort out scheduling of the various projects I’m juggling. Still waiting for an editing project to come in that is now ten days late, which is beyond disrespectful. I wrote a feature-length screenplay from scratch in five days, and this person can’t turn around a rewrite by the given deadline, and is already double beyond the time it took me to write from scratch? Ridiculous. Worked on some articles, got some quotes to wrap up another article.

Trying to get the rest of this year sorted out, along with early next year.

Devon

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Tues. Oct. 29, 2013: Developmental Process

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Waning Moon
Mercury Retrograde
Cloudy and cold

Happy 89th birthday to my mom! She’s doing pretty well.

Today is also the year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. We were lucky here; didn’t hit us too hard. The Nor’easter the following week was much worse.

I was spectacularly unproductive yesterday, although I managed to print out VISCERAL INVISIBLES and put it away to marinate for two weeks. Revision start Nov. 11.

I just couldn’t focus on anything. I could feel another idea formulating, but it was just out of my grasp. By the end of the day, I had a wonderful ensemble of characters, and I was in search of a plot. This ensemble is part of a series, so I’m sorting out book-specific arcs from character arcs that overreach several books. I’m calling it Gilded Age Steampunk, but I’m not sure if that’s what it’s going to stay.

Couldn’t find what I needed researching the internet, then realized I’ve written in that era before and have a whole bookcase full of research materials. Made much more sense to use the hard copies. This is why I keep all my research books — I wind up using them for years.

I’m going to have to write my way a few chapters in before I know what I’ve got, and one of the supporting characters in the beginning (who is supposed to move to a more central position on Book 3) is turning out to be one of the strongest characters in the piece.

And then I have to figure out how to slot it in with everything else that I’m juggling.

But it’s not a bad problem to have.

Devon

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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Saturday, March 12, 2011
Waxing Moon
Saturn Retrograde
Sunny and chilly

Well, my birthday seemed pretty insignificant in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. I spent a good portion of the day watching the coverage.

Thank you for all the good wishes via email, on the blog, Twitter, cards, etc. It’s lovely to receive the good thoughts!

Deciding what I want to do on my birthday is always a challenge. When I lived in NY, the big, fun thing to do was to come to the Cape. Now I LIVE on the Cape! There was talk of going to Maine or New Hampshire, but the weather’s been so awful, we didn’t want to travel.

Went out to lunch at a place I’ve wanted to try in Sandwich for years, but never got around to trying. It was good, but not great, and I expected great, from its reputation. There are plenty of restaurants in the area that can give NY restaurants a run for the money — this isn’t one of them. But, at least I tried it, and there was nothing wrong with it, it was adequate.

Picked up the cake on the way home (many layers of chocolate with chocolate buttercream frosting) and enjoyed that. (No, I didn’t eat the whole thing, just a piece).

Read the Kay Thompson bio in the evening, which is interesting, and, if I come across it on one of my book-buying trips, I should probably add it to the research shelf for its information on working under the studio system and the early days of Vegas, both of which are settings for projects of mine, and may be settings for future projects.

It poured with rain all day, so, other than lunch, I stayed tucked in and cozy at home, which was perfectly lovely.

Since I took yesterday off, I’m back at it today — writing, commenting on student work (they have a deadline today), working on the play, working on the board for the Tele-seminar. The next two weeks, up until the moment the seminar is scheduled to start, have gotten insanely busy, especially the second half of this week, so I want to make sure I’m well-organized and don’t procrastinate on anything. The more that’s in place ahead of time, the smoother everything can run.

If it stays sunny, I might take a walk later today, too, and maybe clean up the yard a bit.

Speaking of the yard, the first crocus photo on the property is up at Gratitude and Growth.

Devon

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Friday, March 11, 2011

Friday, March 11, 2011
Waxing Moon
Saturn Retrograde
Rainy

Today’s my birthday, so I’ll be offline most of the day. I’ve got Fun Stuff to do! 😉

Yesterday was busy — spent time on the workshop, got some great work done on the play, had to do some research for the play (why do I insist on writing about lost civilizations and lost languages all the time, and then I have to go find them?), and working on the landing page for the seminar.

Web Design is not my forte, and, of course, because I could design a pretty nifty page on iWeb, I couldn’t upload it to my host. So I deleted one of my sub-domains (which needs revamping anyway) and used the host’s site builder to create a simple landing page. Not a lot of bells and whistles, but all the info is there. It wasn’t too much of a gut-wrenching nightmare, actually. It even let me cut-and-paste (usually I have to hand-enter every keystroke). It didn’t let me do everything of course, and I’m not particularly quick, but it’s done, and now we can tweak it over the next few days and jazz it up a bit, and then promote it. I also started setting up the conference board, but then hit the point where I couldn’t think straight any more. I’ll have to go back to it tomorrow.

I even spent some time cleaning up the fallen branches in the front yard, and, lo and behold, as I hauled them to the back to pile ‘em up, I found crocuses valiantly peeking up and around the rose bushes on the side of the house.

But that’s a post for tomorrow’s Gratitude and Growth! 😉

The next assignment has come in from Confidential Job #1, and I will start tackling that this weekend.

I’m reading a biography of Kay Thompson — I didn’t realize she had a long career in radio and in Hollywood as a singer and musical arranger before she wrote the Eloise books! Very interesting to see how radio worked in the thirties, forties, fifties, etc.

Last night’s kundalini yoga kicked my ass, but it sure helped my hip! 😉 This morning’s session was pretty good, too.

Tomorrow, it’s back to commenting on student work, setting up the conference, and working on my deadlined material, but today is all mine!

Devon

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Today’s My Birthday! March 11, 2010

Cape Cod National Seashore, Eastham, MA

Thursday, March 11, 2010
Waning Moon
Sunny and cool

Today’s my birthday! Not a huge one by anyone else’s standards, but I’m older than I ever thought I’d be!

Thanks for all the good wishes and ideas about the amethyst — I’m pretty sure the cats stashed it somewhere — although it’s a big, heavy piece. I’ll respond to the individual comments when I get home — I can’t plug in here at the hotel, there’s no outlet that’s grounded, so I’m on battery power.

Weather’s great, I plan to spend most of the day out on the Cape Cod National Seashore.

Yesterday had a bit of a glitch — although they was very little traffic and we hit the Cape by about 10:30 in the morning. I pull into the parking lot of Staples in Hyannis, and the guy in the next car says, “You have a flat tire.”

Yep — ANOTHER flat, this time in the rear. I never had flat tires and now THREE in just a couple of months? Something is very wrong.

I called VW Roadside Assistance — they were so nice! First question always is, “Are you safe?” which I thought was great. Anyway, they sent out a mechanic, told me where the nearest VW dealer was located (only 1/4 mile away). We were told to expect a mechanic in an hour — it was only 20 minutes. The guy was soo nice — and it turns out that, not only is our spare a full-sized tire, brand new, but we have a whole set of tools tucked into the trunk, too, which we never knew about. It took about 15 minutes. Drove up to the dealer — they checked the tire to make sure it was an actual tire, not just a spare donut — it’s fine. The busted tire is in the back, where the spare is — I’ll get it back to my own guy and decide if we can patch it and use it as a spare, or if I need to buy a new tire and put the spare back as the spare.

We barely lost an hour of our day, which is unheard of.

Thank you, VW and Silver Cloud towing!!!! You rock!!!

Ate at Marathon in Yarmouth – great restaurant, family-run, fantastic food. Then we went to the Cape Cod National Seashore in Eastham to walk the trails. It was terrific.

We found an inexpensive hotel that’s pleasant, clean, and close to everything. Grabbed some lobster rolls at a local shack for dinner. Had a quiet evening.

My guilty pleasure was watching HUMAN TARGET — finally, they had a villain with a developed character! About damn time. They tried to work the Winston/Guerrero scenes as comic relief which almost worked, but for me, just missed because of pacing. The dialogue was there, but the direction was just a shade off. But, overall, it was a good episode, and I hope the show is renewed, because I want to see where some of the threads they’ve started lead.

Today, I plan to spend the day outside, probably on the National Seashore grounds. We’re in for a weekend of heavy rains and possible flooding, so I want to be outside as much as possible.

Yes, I promise to take lots of pictures!

May everyone have a great day on my birthday!

Devon

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A Mystery for March 10

Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Waning Moon
Mars DIRECT (thank goodness)
No idea what the weather’s like

I’m headed to Cape Cod for my birthday (it’s tomorrow). Hopefully, I actually got out the door early. Cat sitter promised to be there about a half hour or so after I left, even though I said she didn’t have to arrive mid-morning. I think she wants to avert the Destructo-Kitty Syndrome. At least she seems more reliable than the last one.

So, I leave you with The Mystery of the Missing Amethyst.

I hope you can solve it, because I’m stumped.

I keep an amethyst cluster on the bedroom window sill, per feng shui orientation. Yesterday morning, I noticed it was gone. I assumed one of the cats (probably Iris, because she spends a lot of time in the window and is a klutz), knocked it down.

Looked everywhere — under the bed, along the entire window sill, behind the cushions, everywhere.

No amethyst.

Basically tossed the room.

No amethyst.

There’s no tear in the screen. The window’s kept locked unless we’re actually in the room, because the window is on the fire escape. Plus, there’s a rune on the window, so if anyone prowls around the fire escape when they shouldn’t be, it triggers something in them and they freak out.

Ideas? Theories? Suspects?

I’m curious to see what you come up with.

Devon

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Thursday, October 29, 2009

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Lenox, MA

Thursday, October 29, 2009
Waxing Moon
Neptune Retrograde
Uranus Retrograde
Rainy and cool

Today is my mother’s 85th birthday! Happy birthday to her! If I wind up being 1/18th of the person she is, I’ll consider it well done.

I felt pretty awful yesterday and didn’t get much done, although I got everything I needed for the birthday festivities in.

I spent most of the day working on the grant proposals. I feel really good about the playwrighting grant. I’m still unsure about the fiction grant. I’ve got to put the finishing touches on them, print them, and get them out today.

I didn’t finish “The Misappropriation of Talent” yesterday, so that needs to happen today.

Day 2 of the headache, but it’s not as severe, so I think I can just push through.

Really, not much to say today. I just have to put my head down and work. Hopefully, it will be quieter, or, if it’s not, I can turn the iPod up loud enough to shut out the noise while still retaining my eardrums.

Devon

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Last Day of Full Moon
Saturn Retrograde
Venus Retrograde
Rainy and cold
My birthday!

I was going to be quiet and ignore my birthday. Instead, I declare it an international holiday, and if your boss has a problem with it, your boss can come and talk to ME. I decided to give away a signed CD copy of HEX BREAKER, the first Jain Lazarus Adventure (There’s a blurb about the book in the sidebar).

To win, leave the answer to this question in the comments section: Which fictional characters who’ve come on the scene within the last 5-10 years do you believe will endure for generations? Translation to the screen is not the only criteria. I’ll share my answer on Friday!

On Friday, I will do a random drawing of those who participate (actually, I might have one of the cats pick), and I’ll try to send it out early next week. The post office’s weird hours make it difficult to get anything out, and I usually have to drive to a different town (sometimes even a different state) to mail things.

Yesterday was an up and down day. More problems with paperwork; this company is determined to make things as horrible as possible. Don’t worry – there will be consequences. I don’t let this type of b.s. go. But it was extremely upsetting – especially since the problem originates from them and they are breaking quite a few laws in their demands – for which I am determined to hold them accountable. And I am angry that I will lose a good portion of my day again on their illegal obstructionist policies.

The other big step taken yesterday is . . Twitter. Yes, Devon is performing a Twitter Experiment. I’m going to see if this is actually a good way to keep in touch with people and network, or if it’s just another time suck. I’ve come across some random people by accident so far who seem interesting, and they’ve come across me. We’ll see.

If you’re on Twitter, start following me, and I’ll follow you back. I’ve tracked down some of you.

I promise I won’t Tweet 75 times a day. Just when there’s something worthwhile. I’m approaching the whole thing with caution.

Had a nice morning’s work on CRAVE THE HUNT, writing a difficult scene. It will get more work in the revision, but I’ve got the bones of it down and can move on. I didn’t update the word bar, because I’ll probably go back and keep going later today.

Have a great day, everyone!

Devon

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