Saturday, August 2, 2008

Keep Faith Report

I decided my book length will be 50,000 words instead of 75,000 words. I think my plot will work better with fewer words.

Friday, August 1, 2008

Definitely, Maybe

Definitely, Maybe
I give this movie 4 starfish rating
This movie is a wonderful, give you a warm feeling kind of movie! A great girls-night-in movie. Ladies, this movie is about the guy's view in the relationship.
Will's daughter Maya asked him for the story about how he met her mother. He decide to tell her, but he changes all the names so she has to guess who turn out to be her mother. Maybe you will, Maybe you won't guess who end up Maya's mother but you definitely enjoying this poor guy's story.
If you believe in 2nd chances, this is the movie for you!
Anyone else seen any great movies lately?

Thursday, July 31, 2008

The Confession of a Twenty-something

My Confession?

I have self-doubt.

I recently graduated from college for the 2nd time. No, no Master Degree here. With a 2nd Bachelor Degree. First one in English and the new one in Family and Consumer Science. Yeah, I know how to read between the lines of a great novel and a little bit about children.

Now, I'm out searching fore a job.
Ahh, yes, the great job hunt!
I have applied fore several jobs. None I feel qualified for. Sure I know something about children development. But I'm I right for the job? It doesn't help when the ad say "Need two years of experience." I'm a new college grad.

And.... and
I'm now in the middle of my story. Well the beginning of the middle. The place where I'm staring out at the clearing. There is nothing in this clearing. I need to fill it with words. I can see the other side. I have an idea how I wish to end the book. But first I need to get through the middle.

I need to write

Instead I'm reading Left Behind and Loving it by paperback Writer. It a workshop by the way. Feel free to head over there. So I'm reading these articles by this wonderful writers and my internal editor is saying " you need to go back and work on 'your plot'" for example.

Yeah, not good.

So far I have lock the editor in a dark room with a lock door somewhere in the back of my mind. Every once in a while I heard her say something through the key hole.

I'm writing, moving forward. Thank God.

I have 15800 words, see the beginning of the middle.

So what confession do you have to make today? What do you worry about in life or your writing?

Monday, July 28, 2008

Life is a Highway (with Jesus!)

I'm going to tell you a story, you may or may not have heard before. Once the story is over I'm going to ask you a question.

The story is....
We all drive our cars down the highway called Life. Once day you see Jesus on the side of the road. You think I know who this is so you pull over to pick him up. Being uncomfortable with Him, but sure you'll need Him when you drive into a bad time, you put Him in the truck for safe keeping. Once those bad times come we invite Him to sit in the back seat. Eventually, after one of those bad times, you decide to let him stay in the back seat. Now you talk to Him. Ask for his advice. Thank goodness He's not a back seat driver! One day you realize you're more comfortable with him, you invite Him to the front seat. Right next to you! Wow! Jesus is right there next to you! The feeling! You are closer to Him then ever in your life! You talk to Him all the time now! Still you don't have peace in your life. You ask Him "Jesus, why don't I have peace in my life?"
He turn to you and say "I'm not in the driver's seat."

It's hard for us to give up control of our lives.

My question is...
Where Jesus sitting in your car on this highway we call Life? Passenger