Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Three quick updates from my desk.

1. Birthright (specifically, the poem “Self-Portrait with Root Rescue™”) and I make a cameo in Judy Bolton-Fasman’s new article on “Going Gray in Quarantine.”

2. After falling away from the practice for several weeks, I’m back to attempting brief mindfulness/meditation sessions each morning. Not a panacea. But helpful.

3. I’m readying the July issue of The Practicing Writer. If you’re a subscriber, you’ll have it by this time next week (and if you’re not a subscriber, it’s never too late to join us!).

Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Three quick updates from my desk.

1. Still feeling pretty overwhelmed by…everything. But I am managing to (occasionally) accomplish small things.

For instance, I’ve been working on updates to my c.v. Which has caused me to realize that I haven’t yet shared the beautiful, recently unveiled cover to this forthcoming anthology:

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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Three quick things.

1. I’ll admit that I’m having a tough time focusing on anything “routine” for an extended period of time at the moment. To wit: I haven’t yet managed to listen to the entire #AmWriting podcast episode on “Book Launching Fun with #GoodreadsAmazonBookbub”—let alone apply the tips that it provides. But I’m impressed with what I’ve heard so far, and I hope to make use of the advice sooner rather than later. (At least some of the tips seem to be evergreen, not necessarily limited to the pre-launch phase for a single book.)

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