If you’re still out there, thank you. It’s been a longer than expected hiatus from posting here and for that, I apologize. There’s a great quote from Hemingway that goes “In order to write about life first you must live it.” My only excuse is that I have been far too busy living to post here. Of course, there is also the fact that I am a hopeless procrastinator and have been putting off any attempts to post here.
Since I last wrote, I’ve completed two NaNoWriMo challenges, neither of which were particularly pleasing to me. Saligia, Inc was finished by the end of November 2012 and unless I can come up with some brilliant ideas for a rewrite, is destined for the rubbish bin. Last November’s work, The Island of Evernow, was slightly more coherent, but still rambling enough that I haven’t had the heart to revisit it. I may take up the challenge again this year, but only on the condition that I have a well thought out plot and characters long before the starting gun sounds on November 1st. I should start now if I’m going to have any hope of making that happen.
My writing plans for 2014 are simply to write and to do so on a regular basis… daily when possible, no less frequently than weekly. Two weeks into the new year, I’m happy to report that I have worked daily on a fiction piece, produced a poem, and have managed a few thousand words of non-fiction in the form of blog and journal posts. I plan to continue that pace for the entire year and yes, I will endeavor to shorten the gap between posts here by at least twelve months.
Write to you soon (really! I mean it.),