Thursday, February 23, 2006

In The Beginning

So, last night halfway through Jazzercise, when Casey was holding forth about accountability and trying to sign us all up for 'Personal Touch' (which I absolutely cannot afford at my current rate of pay as an unpublished writer), I decided to create a blog. I figure, I can be accountable to my blog for free. And there are so many things I need to be held accountable for, not just exercise, although that is a biggie. When I started pondering the list of things I felt like I should do (and be held accountable for), I had a panic attack, so decided to pick the three biggies: making church on a regular basis, getting my oversized derriere to Jazzercise and writing every day.
I'm not an experienced blogger. I've read through one or two, but this is new to me and I'm learning as I go. If anyone actually reads this stuff, please be patient with me (and help hold me accountable). For the record, my name is Susan Boyer. I am of legal age, and that's all I care to say about that. In the interest of fairness, I have to tell you that I have a long way to go to become a skinny anything. I am 5' 7" inches tall and weigh...wait a minute...I'll go get on the scale right now...NOT. I am overweight, okay, let's just leave it at that until we get to know each other better. Two years ago, the company I worked for for eleven years went belly-up, and I decided that if I was ever going to be a writer, it was now...then...whatever, I'm still working on it. I write most days, but some days I get distracted, going off on tangents researching this or that literary agent, conference or contest. Those are important things if one ever wants to get published, but some days I spend too much time surfing the internet and not enough writing.
Today is Thursday, and I will write for at least four hours, go to Jazzercise, eat healthy and plan what I'm going to wear to church on Sunday so as to have one less excuse. Peace, out...

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

You go girl!

Reverberator said...

If you write religiously 4 hours a day you're a better man than I Gunga Susan. Keep it up!

Anonymous said...

With that kind of drive and talent, you can do anything you want to do!!

Shadoe said...

This IS a pretty good way to procrastinate, isn't it?

elysabeth said...

Susan,

This is great and 4 hours a day is doable but there are other things tied to writing than the actual putting words on paper. There is research, the thoughts (tossing things around in your own head) and other things so you can do it - we hopefully will keep you on track - E :)