I’m at a crossroads. There are several options on the table, and I’m not sure which to take.
The question that has badgered me all summer is: What do I focus on between September and June?
More clearly put: What do I focus on in these 10 months to either deliver me to or reduce the distance between where I am and where I want to be?
Part of getting there is increasing my income. Writing alone won’t do it, so I’m looking for a full time job. Apparently, everyone is looking for workers because workers aren’t returning, so getting a job shouldn’t be too much of a hassle.
Working 20 to 40 hours a week reduces my computer time, so that means focussing on what is vital to my writing and publishing.
We all have them. It’s how we respond to them that matters. On the morning of Sunday August 21st, I turned on my computer and received this message: I am dead.
Okay, it wasn’t that exact message, but the meaning was the same: the hard drive was dead. My last major backup was in late April. However, I backup current files I’m working on, such as the novel I completed only two weeks earlier, through other means, so that and a few other files were saved. But the book covers I was working on were lost.Continue reading