My future

I’m in the process of making some major life changes. At the moment I’m stuck at a crossroad, the only thing I know is :i need to return to college for a master’s degree. Herein lies my dilemma….I’ve been substituting at various school districts throughout darke county. I do enjoy it….I don’t love it like…

Writing & Panic attacks

I am trying to figure out why I feel a tightening in my stomach every time I sit down to write. Or I will draw complete blanks. I will completely forget the scene I was about to write. I can’t come up with another scene….I haven’t been able to clearly formulate a scene for days….

A new perspective

Today, I am going to have a new attitude about how my life is going. I noticed that lately I’ve been pretty negative–this is just not me. I am usually very optimistic. I decided that even if I am in a sour mood and I want to say “fuck it all–who cares” I will not….

lost

I feel like I am just wandering through life lately without any real purpose. I get up go to work come home, eat get kids to bed, watch tv a bit, go to bed. Same ole, same ole. Its funny because I love routine but lately I really hate it–almost despise it. Maybe its because…

Overwhelmed!

I am extremely relieved that the semester is finally over. Yea! But on the down side of that is now I have to really focus on my writing. For some reason this scared the shit out of me. I think it’s because now….I’m not just pretending to be a writer, I am a writer. As…

Money issues

It is a beautiful day outside, but I have been stuck inside all day, doing housework and homework. I’m trying to figure out how to solve my financial dilemma. I can do workstudy this summer but that is a bit of a double edged sword. If I do work this summer then I have to…

fakers

I am really sick of people who act one way then do another. I could me upset because this person said she didn’t want to do something but when Too Tall asked her she jumped on it even fighting to get it. I don’t think that’s right. I mean really. If you don’t care then…

The Shoe that drops

This is an exercise from on of my writing books……The Lie That Tells the Truth by John Dufresne. I am going to do these exercises for my characters of my novel. “What do you think is missing in your life?” shouts the evangelist from the small box-shaped television sitting atop of the counter behind the…