I’ve heard authors moan about how Christmas preparations cuts into their writing time. Oh, really? It’s just a matter of–
Crap! Was that the time on my oven? Hang on until I get my cookies out.
Now, what was I saying? Oh, yeah. Writing during the holiday season just takes—
What did she say? Did Katie Couric just say tomorrow is the last day the Post Office can guarantee a before Christmas delay? It can’t be! I don’t have all my cards addressed yet! Hang on…hang on…
Okay, okay, I’m back. I’ve heard some authors say… Oh, wait. I’ve already written that, haven’t I? What I mean is that it just takes an adjustment to the author’s schedule. For instance–
You just didn’t clog up, did you, kitchen sink? When I have all these bowls and cookie sheets to wash? Do you think I can afford the time to get you cleared? *#&%**!
Excuse my little tantrum. Now as I was saying, writing during the holidays can be challenging. I find it handy to make a schedule and…
Party? What party? You mean, the party where I volunteered to bring the Party Mix? The Party Mix I haven’t even started yet for the party that starts in 40 minutes? Acccch!
Oooom. Ooooom. Excuse me; just a little yoga to get my blood pressure under control. Back to the subject. When writing at this time of the year, make sure you have–
Wouldn’t you know it? I don’t see the Millers all year long and they pick NOW to drop by for their annual hours-long visit. Can’t I get a break here?
Absolutely nothing else is going to interrupt me from finishing this blog! I swear by all I hold holy that–
Okay, that’s it for now. My beautiful daughter-in-law just came. We’re going shopping for toys. After all, Grams (that’s me!) has a reputation for giving her great-grands nothing but the coolest gifts.
So much for writing.
Hope you all have a happy holiday and I’ll catch you on the flip side!