Vacations and Creativity

Greetings from the road. By the time you read this, I’ll be in the Big Apple. But I that doesn’t mean that I can’t post here at MW — ah, the wonders of modern technology. You couldn’t do this with 19th century blogs, you know….

How do I balance work and time off? I’m on vacation now, but I don’t want to lose the momentum I had going in the weeks leading up to this time off. I have a short story I need to write and I have issues to work out on the book I’m rewriting. But I also know that I’m not going to have much time to sit down in front of the computer and write. More to the point, this is supposed to be down time, family time. I don’t want to be working too much. So how do I keep the creative process […]

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Just a reminder…

Catie’s been in California for ComicCon, David and Faith are on vacation prior to WorldCon, and then next week I will join them in Denver. Which means posting here may be sporadic for the next two or three weeks.

If you need something to do while we’re gone …

You can click on my dragon hatchling and help him grow! (and adopt your own baby!)

You can create a brand new monster and maybe win an original Monsters and Treasure D&D volume.

You can send your spam to Weird Tales.

So get busy, and we’ll see you soon.

When I Write *The End!!!*

Catie blogged yesterday about finishing a monster-sized-word-count book, and what she’ll do to rest between this one and the next one. I have joked here and on other blogs about what I’ll do when I finish Skinwalker, the first in the Jane Yellowrock series. Mostly ripping out the overgrown foliage in the front garden. And yeah, I’ll do that. But to relax and enjoy some of life, there has to be more than root-ripping.

Misty dances, David takes pictures and spends time with his family. It’s been so long since I had an actual break between books that I am a bit lost. What *will* I do? For an entire month???? Starting next Thursday…. OMG that sounds wonderful!

First, I am going to be part of […]

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