"Thanks for this bit of hope, Joanell, and for the tip for balancing it all. I love the idea of one day a month for submitting and one hour a day for networking. That's a wonderful strategy for prioritizing writing. "
As you can see, gentle readers, my blog has been desolate and neglected for a while, and so has been my writing life in general. There are reasons for this, though they may not be good ones: firstly it is hard to keep up the motivation when you experience only rejections for a long time. Secondly, my personal life has been a twist in the wind, what with the house renovation still looming large and causing marital strife, stress, ill health, and financial loss. It is a burden I have had to…Continue