I have four kids, I commute to NYC for work five hours a day, (2.5 hours each way – door to door), I am involved civically in my hometown (I serve on the Wallingford Town Council), and I am blessed with 36 hours in each day.
My deadlines slip too 🙂
Set goals for yourself in anything you do, but blow them for the important things… like sitting in a chair with your kids and “wasting time”.
This week I have written exactly two things and this is one of them, the other was a post for my “mommy blog”. The third book in the Sophie Morgan series is currently an outline, a detailed one, but an outline nonetheless. Since I had my baby three and a half months ago I’ve added around two pages of actual text to it – by that I mean words which mean things, that include hard thought and craft, rather than “Sophie goes here and picks up a thing and then wotshername comes in and says this… must think of name for wotshername… but she should definitely be a brunette….”. I have ideas for books and short stories coming out of my proverbial ears but no time. No time I tell you! My “to be read” list is growing at a rate that I should be ashamed of. I open…
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