Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Get Real. What Being a Writer Really Means

It's time for a bit of reflection.

Yesterday, the house we wanted came through, and with all of the joy that comes when getting a new house, my next thoughts were, there's so much to do! Fortunately, I have almost a month.

A month!

In the process of moving, I will also be writing, reviewing and doing a bit more than usual cleaning. And then there's the packing and stacking and waiting, because you're living somewhere, but suddenly your heart is no longer where you're currently at.

Being a writer is a bit like that I think. A bit like moving, because there is always work to do and sometimes you're really not sure what to go about doing first.

Still, at the very least I can show you my house.


See that smaller door to the left? That's where you will enter if you're coming for some writing assistance or a book you'd like edited or published. Cool, huh?

Being a writer has its ups and downs as well as its moves. In the beginning I thought I was going to be a journalist. Then I thought I was going to write fiction. And then I discovered I really liked nonfiction. So you never know the moves your writing might take you.

Just like moving into a new house.
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  1. Very cool, Kathryn! I want a door like that one on the left :-) Congrats on the new house.

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  2. Thanks, Sheila. I am so excited I can hardly stand it!

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  3. So happy that you got the house you wanted, Kathryn! It's a super exciting time for you. Wishing you the best. Congratulations on having your own publishing company and writing, too! Very few people can say that.

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  4. Deanie,

    Thanks for your kind words. All of them.

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  5. Hi Kathryn. I saw that you had tagged Jeanette for recognition and so just bounced over to check you out. Congratulations on being recognized yourself and on your new house. I like your comparison between writing and moving. God bless, Maria at Delight Directed Living

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  6. Thanks, Maria, for visiting. I am trying to pack a few boxes each day in order to soften the stress level, but am so excited for the new place!

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  7. Congrats on the new house. Email me with your new address. Let me know if you need any help packing. I can help the week of May 26th if you need me. So cool.

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  8. Thanks, Michelle! I'll email you the new address!Thanks so much for offering to help. It means a lot!

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