I'm alone. This doesn't happen very often, or really at all. I almost don't know what to do with myself. Almost.
I've been taking a break from writing. I've written a few things, but I've eradicated the self induced pressure of needing to write, write, and write. I've been able to relax, to create without boundaries and deadlines, and it's been delicious. Which, on that note, my piece in Opening Line came out! Check it out here. I have another story coming out in their August issue, so stay tuned!
I started Empress over again. My protag just hasn't been clicking. She's Bella blank with bouts of sass and I just need more from her. So I'm scrapping it, starting over. There are a few things I'm keeping because I love them, and can't kill those darlings yet.
Coming home from vacation has been weird. The whirlwind rush of ten people in a fifteen seater van conquering two thousand miles makes my normal life seem uneventful. I'll be writing something up to cover that adventure, but until then here's a sneaky peak of the fun we had:
Until next time!