I will say that there’s nothing quite like that late evening sunlight which tells us that even though it’s not quite warm out, spring is still on the way.
Write drunk, edit sober. The reason for this is that writing is a hell of a lot easier than editing.
I went to college in Boston, and while the accent is undoubtedly used to comedic point in films, ads, and television shows, there is a great amount of truth to the commercial featuring Chris Evans, Rachel Dratch, and John Krasinski.
Plotters plot and pansters fly by the seat of their pants. I have done both in many genres of writing, including both fiction and nonfiction, and let me tell you–I will never be a pantser.
I don’t need a staycation or a vacation because I’m living a life I don’t want to escape from. I have freedom and opportunity. I control my work and I pick the projects I want to dedicate my time to. I work very hard, but I’m also very lucky and I know it.
The truth is, I don’t need some special date or day to set goals or plans for myself.
Because my family doesn’t just put up with my writing, as they were forced to do all those years ago in Asbury Park. They are an invaluable aid in finding the very best story, character or setting possible.