Fighting the Monday blahs

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Fighting the Monday blahs

Fighting the Monday blahs

Mondays, blah. Who needs ’em? My dearly departed mother used to say, she hated Mondays. I didn’t get it until recently. For some reason I do, too. I find myself feeling the dislike building on Sunday night. On Monday morning, upon rising, I am besotted with Monday blahs. Maybe it’s because I know there is a never-ending pile of work to be done at the evil day job. Anticipating work is never a happy thought. It could be because (like every worker bee in the world) being chained to a job doing something that makes money for another entity (and

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Day 23-Hanging out with friends

25 day challenge check out the first post here — You can join this challenge if you want to. Post your linkage in the comments and I will come and visit your site! Well, once again, I have procrastinated myself into doing no work. I came home from work in a torrent of rain clouds and my hubby wanted to go out to dinner. We went out and when we got home, exhaustion set in. Along with a constant rain, that really sort of lulls me to sleep. I got into my PJs fully intent on sitting down at the

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Twenty Five Day Challenge

I know I know. A 25 Day Challenge? What kind of mess is this? Well, it’s my mess if you really want to know. I had to do SOMETHING to keep myself on track. (Feel free to join in- or follow along and cheer me on) So, consider this the “build-up” also known as day one. Starting tomorrow, day 2, I will be posting every day about what I did that day and how much I have gotten accomplished. I am leaving on the last day of the challenge to go on a writing retreat with some writing friends and

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How I worked through writer’s block

Sharon Drummond / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) This post first appeared over on Mb4 Recently, I had a small breakdown in my writing life. I think they call it writer’s block Now before I hear from the ones who don’t believe in such things, let me say, I’m talking about my own personal stuff here. I feel like it was a block, of a sort, no matter what name you put to it. Out of this experience, I discovered a few things to do that aided in my attempt to overcome the lack of

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Writer Groupie Episode Two

Welcome to the Writer Groupie Podcast. Click the arrow to listen [powerpress]http://www.kimsmithauthor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Writer-Groupie-Episode-Two.m4a[/powerpress] If you would like more information about the show go to http://www.kimsmithauthor.com Music by Kevin Macleod Text of the podcast: Time Where do you find the time to…? This morning I listened to NPR radio and heard a story about how Americans do not have time any longer to eat cereal. It takes a whole 4 minutes to pour out a bowl with milk and consume it. And I think that may include the clean up afterwards. Don’t quote me. You can hear this story for yourself here:

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