Well, rather than put it off and stress myself out over it, I’m going to start writing e-mails letting people know that I have this up and going. I hate announcing things. You know, for a person with such arrogant self-confidence in my destiny (and oh, yes, I am going to be a writer…a mid-list …

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I need a standard punctuation mark that indicates a tangent follows. Parentheses…brackets…it seems like I should come back to a point or something.

Finished first draft yesterday, considering the inclusion of a beastly pun…no, I guess I’m not so much considering it as sniggering over the sounds I anticipate from my husband when he reads it. Goal: type out first draft, print (I wrote it out longhand. I don’t know if this happens to anyone else, but it’s …

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Goal of the day: finish first draft of current story, “The Name of the Feather.” Actually, the first draft has been previously completed, but I tossed it. It was…dare I say it? It was too smart-assed. Spent yesterday outlining the current first draft; sat down this morning and wrote most of the first draft in …

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Great. Now that I have a blog, I don’t know what to write. Typical. Let me introduce myself to those of you who don’t…wait. Nobody’s reading this yet.