One of my favorite things to do is to travel to new and exciting places. I was lucky enough as a child to have parents who took me on road trips all over the US during our summer breaks, covering almost all 50 states by the time I graduated from high school.
One of the first questions I get from people when they find out I’m a writer is about my routine—how I write. I could answer that in a few simple sentences, but I find the journey to create a schedule and learn discipline worth sharing, especially if there are any new writers out there by chance reading this.
I’ve been hard at work all week on this final installment, and can’t say enough how excited I am about where the story is taking me, and how the characters are handling their plot lines. It really is fun once you hit that stride, and your make believe comes to life and leads your where it needs to go, instead of the other way around.
I spent the past week in the interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park, trying to steer clear of the hurricane-like winds that tossed around quite a storm of dust and horse manure. Thankfully I was able to get outside for a bit of hiking and trail running, but for the most part, the bad weather kept me holed up inside.