Fifth Draft

Learning To Be A Professional Writer


Writing Inspiration


It's a little disheartening, and not at all lost on me how similar it feels to following a career in writing, to spend so much time on something, dedicating waking hours and breaths to a task, only to have it fail.

STATUS – Gut Feeling –

I don't really believe in otherworldly stuff, Patsy.

Accepting The Writing Dry Spells

I haven't written in my book in a week.

STATUS – 6.29.2021 –

That's the end goal, isn't it? Just write the book. Make all your dreams come true.

STATUS – 6.11.2021 –

You can't "go beyond plus ultra" if you're already "going beyond plussing ultra" somewhere else.

Every Little Thing Matters, Even When You’re Not Querying

And long stretches of time when nothing is being accomplished can feel lonely. And empty. And futile.

My Happy Places | 100 Followers Appreciation Post

With that the top of mind, here are my happy places:

STATUS – 2.16.2021 –

*Note: Copied over from morning pages journal vol. 11, personal journal vol. 14, dated 2/16/2021

What Is My Dream Writing Job/Life Like?

I daydream about what my ideal life as a writer will be like.

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