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Failure

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Ever feel  like this?
Just remember this... If you promise you'll keep reaching, I will too :-).

Love and Light,
 Faye

Writer

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writ·er/ˈrītər/

Noun A person who has written a particular text.A person who writes books, stories, or articles as a job or regular occupation. Synonyms author - scribe - penman
I'm getting back to basics, folks! I have my manuscript pending in 4 places right now.  Two agents and two editors were interested enough to request a full.  It is exciting, validating, invigorating and really, really scary...  Every *ding* on my I-phone brings with it a heart pumping, "OMG, is this it? Could this be it?" I rush to my phone, click on my Inbox and let out a deep breath of disappointment, relief and bat-shit-crazy... it's just another e-mail from The Body Shop.  Body Butter is on sale! Great (no, really, I love that stuff).

It's hard not to get caught up in the business of writing when you want so badly for it to be your business.  At the same time, I realize that between blogging, tweeting, facebook-ing and trying to sell the book (not to mention the whole mommy/wife/lawyer th…

Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock.

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I've been really, really tired lately.
I feel like I wake up tired, go to work tired, play with the boys tired - and by the time the house is clean, laundry is folded and kids are in bed - I barely make it through a glass of red wine with my  husband before I am snoring on the couch beside him.
So many things could be the blame for this but at the top of the list is my poor relationship with time.  There is so much I want, need and have to do within any given day.  Between my day job, the boys, the spouse, the house, and the writing -- there aren't enough hours in the day.  I go to bed and my mind is racing - checking off items on my mental list, adding items to that same list, and then it's...
 Fast.
Quick.
Disappearing. 
Not enough...
time.

My 32nd birthday is coming up next week, and in the midst of planning a short trip to celebrate, I have been thinking a great deal about what I want.  I went to this lecture called, "Quit Your Day Job, Really" with Eliza…