Last Month of My Writing Sabbatical

Last Month of My Writing Sabbatical

I’m coming into the last month of my writing sabbatical. As a recap, I have been on parental leave since August and, since Ryan is already enrolled in daycare, I have been trying to use this time as a writing […]

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Thoughts on Minimizing

Thoughts on Minimizing

Last week I did my third goal check in before the end of the year. I enjoyed writing it; I ended up about where I thought I would and I was satisfied with my progress, all things considered. This week, […]

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Branching Out, It’s Difficult

Branching Out, It’s Difficult

As I’m sure you’ve figured out in recent months, I am trying to send myself in a different career direction. I’m ready and willing to get into the professional writing game because I want to use my skills in my day […]

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Words Are Magic

Words Are Magic

A long while back, I wrote a post that touched on the magic of words. I’ve decided to revisit that concept this week. David Abram’s book The Spell of the Sensuous has stuck with me, though I haven’t read it […]

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Time Waster

Time Waster

My name is Elisa and I am a chronic time waster. How about that for a day’s confession? My best methods include TV, though is it a waste if I take joy from it?; social media, when it isn’t writer-related; […]

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Cleaning the Writer’s Office – After

Cleaning the Writer’s Office – After

Remember my writing office before? Here is a flashback of my absolutely mortification if you need it. This update is all about the books. I went in with the goal to halve my books. Which means culling from my existing […]

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