I didn’t think I’d like The Daddy Diaries by Joshua Braff. For one thing, it’s written by a man. No offense, but 90% of the books I read are written by women. I don’t consciously gravitate toward women authors; it just sort of/kind of happens. **Note: Please don’t confuse The Daddy Diaries book with The Daddy Diaries blog by the cowboy-hat-wearing,… Read More The Daddy Diaries review
A few days ago I went to the library, sat in the Alaska section with the first 100 pages of my novel rewrite, and got to work. It was a rainy and cloudy day, and I sat by a window that overlooks a park (the grass all smeary with duck poop), and as I sipped… Read More Third person or first person? Damned if I know.
I am Exhausted. Tired. Mentally fatigued. Last night I fell asleep while writing, my laptop perched cozily on my lap, my back propped by two pillows still covered with cat hair from our recently deceased cat. I fell asleep, no lie, with a piece of chocolate in my mouth. I fell asleep before even swallowing… Read More Writing and living: A necessary balance