I feel, finally, like my life has settled down a titch! We have Ms. Bella on a pretty good routine - which starts a little after 5 in the morning and carries on until dark. She spends some chunks of time in her crate which she likes and she has a tonne of lovely chew toys etc ... She gets walked often and has only made a few mistakes in the house (which we must own as she was letting us know!)
The play is done and dusted - the set taken apart and returned to its aggregate parts, the props absorbed back into the homes they arose from - the actors tired and happy - the audience with the briefest memory of a dream in their minds.
And yesterday, dear readers, I entered the SouthWest Writers Contest with a synopsis and my first twenty pages of Bright Angel. I chose to enter it in the YA part although I am still ambivalent about the genre thingy! I'm so glad to have had a reason to do this and as I said the other day, I'm DELIGHTED to have done my synopsis!
As an outcome of this I also had a brilliant flash of insight. I am going to revise twenty pages of Bright Angel at a time - thinking that they will be LOOKED AT and then I'll be done done done. And ready to start submitting to agents and or publishers. Wowza!
Twenty pages is so do-able. I think the thing is in pretty good shape so it won't be onerous but thinking of it in small bites will make it even easier.
Okay then, how are ya'll?