What did I do in March, anyway?
A lot of things – and none of it to do with my personal writing goals.
OK, I admit it...
I have two really awesome picture book manuscripts that have been critiqued by my peeps (who are awesome!) and professionals (who are equally awesome!). I actually know where I need to go with both of them, how I need to flesh them out. But I can’t seem to figure it out! I’ve read craft books, mentor texts, and taken workshops. Frankly, I only have so much money and time to invest, and I’m running low on my writing funds of both.
My hubby thinks I’m going through a midlife crisis.
Maybe he’s write – er – right.
So March was a wash. I did a lot of writing, so I don’t count it as a failure, just a man-this-manuscript-needs-help month.
On the bright side, I got a rejection this month! That’s another square marked off on my bingo sheet.
If you’re a regular follower of my infrequent blog, you know how in April I really ramp up the number of posts. I’ve revealed my theme last week, and I’m kind of excited about it. But I don’t generally blog on Sundays, so there will be no blog post tomorrow.
Actually, that’s probably just an excuse because tomorrow is a HUGE day.
First, of course, it’s Easter
This is one of my favorite holidays, probably right next to Christmas. It’s the day I get to celebrate all that Jesus has done for us. I mean, he paid for my sins! Not that I’m not grateful every single day, but it’s wonderful to have a special day when I can really celebrate it.
Yes, there’s a fun side to the holiday in our house, just like Christmas. The Easter Bunny visits and hides our dyed eggs plus baskets filled with candy. We have a huge dinner with ham, rolls, and mashed potatoes, and a pie or two for dessert. But none of that takes away from the spiritual significance.
Plus, April Fools Day!
There’s a rumor around our house that a few friendly pranks may be in the planning stages.
And Finally, #LDSConf
this weekend is extra special to those of my faith. Twice a year we get to watch and listen to our general Church leaders speak in General Conference. Or as my son likes to say,
“My parents make me watch 8 hours of TV!”
(P.S. we don’t actually make him.)
Back to #AtoZChallenge
Now, on such a big day, do you think I have time to jump onto the blogosphere and post my #AtoZChallenge to the daily link? Sorry, not going to happen.
So this year I’ll be a day behind, but don’t worry! I hope to visit bunches and bunches of you this month.
I write about, with, for, and around kids all day. (Well, maybe I do the dishes too. Sometimes.)