Thursday, July 19, 2012

Still alive, breathing...barely writing

Like many, I am pulled in so many different directions.

I am a single mom.

I work a 8-5 job

I own my own home (which you know is like a job)

I teach fitness classes and also sometimes work as a personal trainer.

I am a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., committed for life, and VERY active with it.

I work out (or try) six days a week!

I like to read books

I like to WRITE books when I am not doing any of the above. 

Not too often lately.  I have been editing several of them like crazy.  But what is the use if they have never been seen by anyone other than me and a few select family members.  Ay-yi-yi!!

I'll be real honest about it...though I think my stories are great, I am real sensitive about my work.  It's not any literary greatness.  I'm no Toni Morrison.  My style is not like Terry McMillan, or even my favorite African AMerican author Eric Jerome Dickey.  Now if I could write like him, I'm GOLDEN!

Any writing with true ambitions wants to be published, and so do I.  I think I want the easy route.  The fairy tale route.  I need to put in the hard woork and not wait for a magic wave of a wand and my novels are on the bookshelf.  So in the next few weeks look for something to pop off with my writing.

Just saying.  I gotta do what I gotta do.