A Fresh Look For Spring

purple tulipsI’m welcoming in Spring by doing some spring cleaning-digital spring cleaning, that is. I’ve freshened up my site by picking a new theme. I wanted something more modern and sophisticated. Like the heroines in my first three books, I have a full-time job. I work hard, come home, and work harder. Between family stuff, writing, and the dreaded exercising, there’s never enough hours in the day. Losing an hour due to Daylight Savings is more to me than one less hour of sleep; it’s one less hour to write. But like I try to convince myself, sleep is over-rated, right? Tell that to the shadows under my eyes. Thank God for concealer!

February and March were exceptionally busy months. I completed NJRW’s Jersey Romance Writing Month (JeRoWriMo) challenge in February with almost 32,000 words. Some of us continued our challenge into March, where I wrote another 10,000 words plus edits. A few days into March I finished the rough draft of my third book. I have a lot of editing to do, but it felt great to write the words “The End”.

The days are longer and the extra daylight gives me more energy. I started a Yoga class once a week after my Jazzercise class and hope to find my calm and happy place. What projects do you have lined up for the Spring? For me, I’m committing to increase my exercise level and to finish editing A Chance Worth Taking. How about you?

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2 thoughts on “A Fresh Look For Spring

  1. Like you, Maria, revising my current WIP is top of the list. And losing weight is right behind it. I’m forever juggling for balance in my busy world–just like you, too many plates, pots, and burners! I’d also like to read, read, read, more than I managed in 2012, which will count as both research and a happy place!

    • I’m regularly setting goals, revising them, setting more. And if I can’t hit them, I take a deep breath, revise the goal and move on. There’s only so many hours in the day and everyone needs downtime. Thanks for stopping by!

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