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Where did March go?

11 Apr

I am sorry for being delinquent in my postings. Somehow three weeks have disappeared from my life. Once in a while my other life takes control of my writing life. So, it’s time to wrestle control back and get to the important things in life.

There was some good news since I last visited with you. I have started going to a different writer’s group. It’s very well established with serious writers in my genre. I’m still getting comfortable with the new surroundings so I have made no submissions for critique yet. Though, I will be interested to hear what this group has to say. The other writer’s submissions have been keeping me busy with reading. I’ve also been reading some books by local authors.

With stabilization returning to my world, more fun posts will be forthcoming. We’ll start with something on back stories and there will most likely be a MAVEN update. Another post will discuss game apps and the time sink (Distraction) they provide the unwitting writer.

The snow is melting and the temps are balmy (40 degrees). Spring is in the air. Whoo Hoo!

 

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Posted by on April 11, 2014 in Other Strangeness

 

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12 responses to “Where did March go?

  1. char

    April 11, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    I feel the same about March. It just blew through and I couldn’t keep up with it. Good luck with your new writing group. That sounds exciting!

     
    • Dennis Langley

      April 11, 2014 at 2:57 pm

      Thanks. I’ve never had a month fly by like this past one. It’s a little scary.

       
  2. sknicholls

    April 11, 2014 at 4:37 pm

    Great news about the writing group. I have joined a great writing group recently. They are warm and supportive, primarily getting people at all levels to just get started writing something. Several are published, but some have just begun. We have been working 500 words off of prompts.We read them when we meet. There are plenty to offer reviews and/or critique on our more personal work.Good exercise.

     
    • Dennis Langley

      April 14, 2014 at 2:39 pm

      Being part of a good group is almost a must, I think. Getting ‘immediate’ feedback on ideas and/or WIP is really helpful.

       
  3. 4amWriter

    April 13, 2014 at 5:05 am

    I went back to an old writing group a few weeks ago. We had to ‘disband’ temporarily due to Life conflicts. I’m enjoying the dialogue and interactions from going to a group in person as opposed to chatting with someone via email. I hope you continue to get positive results from your group.

    BTW, did you get my message? I contacted you via your ‘contact me’ link on your blog.

     
    • Dennis Langley

      April 14, 2014 at 2:42 pm

      Good to hear about your group. I did finally get around to personal email. I responded though its not what you wanted to hear I’m afraid.

       
  4. Matthew Wright

    April 14, 2014 at 2:06 am

    This year has absolutely flown by, so far! They seem to get faster and faster these days…

    Real life is good & I guess forces a balance on writing that would otherwise devour all time. (Actually, that makes ‘writing’ sound like some kind of Einsteinian physics-eating monster… :-) )

    Of course writing’s also good – all the best for your new writing group.

     
    • Dennis Langley

      April 14, 2014 at 2:45 pm

      Thanks, matt. 2014 started off great and then mid-March it’s just been one thing after another. Hopefully, things will get back to something close to normal. Fingers crossed

       
      • Matthew Wright

        April 14, 2014 at 11:12 pm

        Indeed. Hope all works out OK. Its been much the same this side of the world too. Maybe its 2014!

         
      • Dennis Langley

        April 17, 2014 at 9:54 am

        Here’s hoping we’re through the worst of it.

         
  5. Pete Denton

    April 14, 2014 at 1:45 pm

    I know what you mean about the time flying. I don’t know where this year has gone so far. Good luck with the new group and I hope the snow all goes soon!

     
    • Dennis Langley

      April 14, 2014 at 2:46 pm

      I actually got the waterfall in my back yard open and running Sunday. so…spring is offically here in MN. Bout time I say. :-)

       

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