Saturday, March 27, 2010

How Frustrating!

  • This past week has been one extremely crazy roller coaster and please know that I was NOT a willing participant. 
  • Last weekend, after spending time with my family, I came home and got a ton of writing done.  For the first time in a while, I was actually satisfied with what was in front of me, so I called it a day.  The next day, I found this in place of it: 
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  • Yes, this is what I found!  I wanted to cry!  I mean, it took everything in me not to throw my computer out of the window and take a hammer to my flash drive.  But I didn't.... Aren't you proud?!
  • Either way, I couldn't look at my computer for a few days.
  • This afternoon, I have no idea what happened, but I copied and pasted everything into Google Docs and MOST of the work I had done showed up!!!!
  • So Google Docs, you ROCK!
  • Moving on, I have finished, what I think is, one of the hardest scenes.  It's where the main character finds out who the "bad guy" really is and....wait!  I can't say anymore. 
  • Can you tell I'm extremely happy right now?!

Monday, March 8, 2010


I know it's been a while since I've posted anything, but I have been a busy bee lately.  Sometimes I wonder why being an adult has to be so complicated!  Sigh
  • A lot of my free time has been spent at the library writing and I have to say that I have gotten more done there than I could have at home!  This round of edits have been more productive since I had a friend of mine read my book and tell me what they thought.  Eeks!
  • One thing about my library visits though!  Why do parents insist on bringing their children to the library and allow them to put on a very loud show?!  Last time I checked, we were at a library, which is supposed to be quiet and relaxing, not a circus!
  • Okay, I'm done! ;o)
  • Ps. The library is definitely a great place for people watching...and yes, this is kept to a minimum since I am there for a reason!
  • I was raised with the idea that family is very important and should usually come first.  Anyone who knows me knows that I don't take this lightly.  This past month, I have driven back and forth to either Saginaw or GB quite a bit and I'm pretty sure Speedway loves me right about now!
  • Sometimes its worth it though!
 My poor parents! They are knocked out in Schulers Bookstore
  • When I was so stressed out during these past few weeks, I was reminded to take time for myself and that I couldn't solve everyone's problems that were around me.  Sometimes I wish I could!  
  • A few weeks ago, a friend of mine posted a letter on her blog that really hit home for me.
  • I totally needed that reminder!
Maybe we should all take the time to remind ourselves that we can't be everything to everyone, no matter how hard we try.