After yesterday’s considerations about persistence and hope when trying to make a living, at least partially, as a writer in the 21st century, I knew I had forgotten something…
It’s good to remember that if I write 500 words per day on stories I love for the next 10 years then making mental room and spending calendar time for and on that … is worth the most.… Read more
Today is my 43rd birthday, and who would’ve thought I’d make it this far? Sure, I live in one of the safest, richest places in the world but the enemies haven’t come from without as much as within.
In 1999-2006 I was depressed on and off, culminating in rampant anxiety, obsessive thoughts and hospitalization in 2005.… Read more
Started the day writing, before we did all kind of cleaning up- and baby-prep stuff. And I quickly got some business-mail out of the way, and although I know it is waiting for me Monday, I just had to get going. So I wrote again – a scene for my story.… Read more
A very focused day, which seemed to serve me well with my apparently-no-longer-that-difficult customer. And with other things.
My computer’s died so I use Char’s and have to get a new one soon – teaching and talks coming up.
Apartment’s still messy but at least we got a changing table set up for Jay.… Read more
I considered for this past couple of days if I should undertake a new creative project, or expand the drawing project I already have. It feels as if my creativity lacks something, so that’s why.
I have spent a lot of hours thinking about this, while shopping, going from A-B or just thinking.… Read more
This morning I felt remarkably sluggish and first wondered if it was because I was, well, older …
42 and not in shape, so why not?
I’ve heard older people (older than me) say again and again: ‘I don’t have the energy I used to’. And it’s been a long time since I took the black belt in Taekwondo and was in peak condition, at just ‘the right’ age.… Read more