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  • I think of myself as a writer more so now than ever. It's ironic because I had two parenting books published in the 90s and nothing since, but I only started seeing my...
  • Thank you all so much for your comments and support!  I'm so glad that some of you found the post helpful.  I do think the whole creative nonfiction thing has to allow...
  • Oh, she just asked to see it this week.  It's way too soon to feel depressed.  Two years ago, I would have been waiting in delighted anticipation for the next month.  It's like I'm anticipating rejection before it happens.  I wonder if there should be a "Novelists and their Neuroses" group.
  • I am confronting a similar problem in my memoir about my relationship with my husband who, after we have been separated for five years, has a massive brain hemorrhage,...
  • Also enjoyed reading this post. Recently felt this euphoria in anticipation of walking a labyrinth...which is a daily practice of mine. Usually write a short reflectio...
  • I find I'm getting tired of the emphasis placed on these top-whatever lists. The best of the best? Says who? Like most book lovers I own piles of books that were bests...
  • Gloria, Change the way you're looking at it. It's only a delay if you perceive it as one. All good things happen at the right time. It's your enthusiasm and anticipation that you are feeling. Embrace it, be grateful for and move slowly into your magnificence. Blessings, Flora
  • I just loved this poem.  I love to wake up, get coffee and sit in my favorite chair and write my candle light.  You captured my anticipation of the stolen time ... time just for myself so beautifully.
  • I once came across the notion of 'samskaras' (i.e., patterns) as ruts in a road. My sense of it is that the only way to reduce the ruts is via a bumpy ride across them...
  • I've only just completed the first draft of my novel. But in anticipation of things to come -- acquiring an agent, publication, and sales -- I'm so appreciative of the heads-up. Many thx.