Oh, pardon me. Contemplating, this author’s blistering pace, I collapsed to the floor, an insensate glob of jelly. Now I’m back.
So, as I was saying: balance. This week, the day job required much of my attention. With the time I had left, I worked with the artist doing cover art for my novel and figured out the mechanics of indie-publishing short stories on Amazon. It is an anxiety-producing experience for a certified Luddite.
However, there comes a point when you must send your babies tottering out into the world, even if you are the kind of parent who bites his knuckle when they let go of the couch edge to stand on their own. You must learn and grow and make decisions. And then…return to writing.