Whoa! A couple of days with good friends and sunshine and I'm almost renewed! Time off always ends too fast! This morning I was back on the plane and am in Indianapolis for work. I sometimes take for granted the beauty I see as I fly, the patchwork of land below me, the puffs of white cotton above me. Then I get whacked by the seat in front of me and I'm smelling the back of someone's head and realize, flying isn't so fun anymore, but I'm still lucky to love what I do!
For the next several days I'm in crunch time. I'm having my manusript read as we speak by a reading group in Des Moines. They have invited me up on Wenesday night to share their thoughts and critiques, which is any writers dream! I've aleady had a few good readers give me information that has made the manuscript better and better.
Balancing everything is tough, but again, I've so much to be grateful for. So for tonight here's an upcoming contest AND a website that you might enjoy! Get with it people! If I can do this, so can you!
Writer's Relief. They have some great information for writers and in this issue they talk about how to handle rejection. Ouch! http://www.writersrelief.com/blog/default.aspx
This is a MUST DO! It's the Summer 24 Hr. Contest that will take place in July. Entry fee is $5.00. The prompt is given on July 24 at noon. You must have the story turned in by July 25 at noon! I always have fun with this one! Usually under 1000 wrds too! http://www.writersweekly.com/misc/contest.php
Have a good week!