I go on regular writing retreats-- just a night or two at a hotel by myself-- so that I can get work done without the kids and husband nipping at my heels. Here's a video blog about my most recent one. I know so many of you will relate. Enjoy and thanks!
Julie H. Barton
I am a fitful writer. I am happiest when I write, but I often don’t write for weeks, even months at a time. During those times, I can feel myself losing grip of my art, my light, my happiness. I doubt my work. Then life takes over, and I let it. I’ll reorganize the entire house, clean the windows, wipe the baseboards, visit the grocery and hardware stores, take the kids on an all-day outing. I pretend it’s fine; life is just busy. The truth is that life is busy.…Continue