Day Five: How You Too Can Be a #1 NYT Bestselling Author in One Easy Step

Wake up. Feed cats, dog and goldfish. Daughter has become obsessed with the Jacksons and breakfast is like a Bible study session: Joseph and Katherine begat Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, Randy, Michael, Rebbie, La Toya, and Janet. Tito begat Taj, Taryll and Tito Joe “TJ”… Rebbie begat Austin…Michael begat Prince, Paris and Blanket… Her best friend has […]

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Day Two: Mailchimp Fiasco

Wake up. Feed cats, dog and goldfish. Need extra coffee because daughter refused to sleep in her bed last night. She is terrified of the ghost of Carl Switzer. Me: Who the hell is Carl Switzer? Google it. Discover that this is Carl Switzer. Not sure how this happened. Reassure her Alfalfa is not lurking […]

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Day One: The Art of Procrastination

Wake up. Feed cat, dog and goldfish. Tell 10-year-old daughter that she will get her allowance *next week*. Why? Because Mommy’s a writer, honey. Asks me if I’m famous. Awkward silence ensues. Now, off to work! Spend morning reading advice book from best-selling YA author on how to plot character arcs, both emotional and action. Review […]

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