Just wanted to let y’all know that I’m taking a brief Internet fast until Tuesday, November 12th. This means that I won’t be posting here, at my blog, over on my author Facebook page, from my Twitter account or even checking my email for the next seven days.
If I get a wild hair, I may post my Show & Tell Friday edition at some point, perhaps not even Friday. I’ve got some good stuff that I’m itching to share. But maybe not. We’ll see how it goes. Can you tell I’m incredibly dedicated to this fast?
Why the Internet fast? I’ve got 20 new fiction pages due for my upcoming residency in my MFA in Writing program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Though I’d been on a Leave of Absence this past semester, what with the new baby and all, this winter residency I’ll begin my fourth and final semester in the program. I was lucky enough to be placed into a special novel writing workshop during the upcoming residency, and so I need to buckle down.
The teething baby, wily and BUSY 4 year-old, and a bout of family-wide cough-and-colds (the preschool disease) have brought my writing to a grinding halt for the past several months. So now I’ve got to buckle down. Put the pedal to the metal. Pull myself up by my boot straps. Just get on the bus, Gus.
Catch you on the flip side!