A few things you should know about me.
I requested my first “scary” book from the library when I was nine. I was directed to the Ghost at Dawn’s House from the Baby-Sitters Club which was not scary but did kick of a love for that series which will probably come up in later blogs.
“Where is my phone?” I ask, scrolling through endless apps on my handheld mobile communications device.
“In your hand?” offers an unsuspecting bystander who feels comfortable enough in my presence to state the obvious.
The year 2020 was supposed to be a celebratory year for me. I will be turning 40 in November and have been planning various extravagances for several years. While I was relatively sure that I would never be able to do all of it, I still had the plans. The dreams were all still there, still calling to me, giving me something to which I could look forward.
Every writer, especially early in their career, meets with the same challenges. We all go through the same heartaches and follow the same paths to the final “The End.” But on that path, we all make mistakes that cause our journey to be more difficult. I want to lay down some cold, hard truths for you here. As writers, I want to share with you five things we all need to stop. Immediately.
I am an artist of many mediums. While words are my preferred, I also work in hair. By day, I work as a cosmetologist in a small but busy corporate salon and am always looking for a way to incorporate the two—my day job and my career. To that end, today I am offering you six conversations you need to stop having with your hair stylist, immediately: