Tuesday, April 14, 2015

This Week's Insights

If you have to write a query letter pitch, assign yourself a hated household task. Tell yourself you cannot work on that letter until the task is done. Inspiration magically arrives.

Stepping away from a manuscript away can be a huge relief.

Coming back to a manuscript always brings insight. Sometimes it offers pleasant surprises.

Spring is an optimistic time of year.

Don't hesitate when spring bulbs bloom. Grab that camera before the deer find them. (There will be no chionodoxa or "glory of the snow" pictures this year.) 

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Before the Snack

These crocuses won't last long, but I snapped a few pics before somebody ate them. 
You know I can't resist a backlit petal. 

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Signs of Spring

Spring comes slowly to Michigan. 
An animal bit off the crocuses but didn't eat them.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Overheard #310

"It's a perfectly good interface between structure and chaos."