Coffee Shop Writer Dreams

Coffee Shop Writer Dreams

It’s been a bad week. My one too many full weekends hit me hard on Sunday when I had to get up early for a charity run. I love the run and cause, I hate the hour. I haven’t felt […]

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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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Forgiveness: Practicing What I Preach

Forgiveness: Practicing What I Preach

The power is out as I type this Sunday night. Hope it comes back on in time to schedule my Monday post, because I don’t know when I could post it tomorrow. This has become yet another practice at forgiveness […]

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Procrastination Rears Its Ugly Monster Head

Procrastination Rears Its Ugly Monster Head

The procrastination monster has returned! Time to cower in my blanket fort and listen to the whoosh of missed deadlines. How have I procrastinated? Let me count the ways: 1. Baby Stuff Two months out from our baby-day estimate, I […]

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An Old Irritation

An Old Irritation

Once again I find myself narrowing my eyes—at myself—and wondering why I am the way I am. What way is that? Able to focus, produce, and excel as long as I’m hitting someone else’s deadlines and expectations. Returning to the […]

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Audience, Pros and Cons

Audience, Pros and Cons

Coming out of my post last week about inspired versus forced words, I was trying to figure out why I’ve struggled with certain projects lately yet excelled with others. The one story I had been opening weekly and adding meagre words […]

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