February's Inspirational Quote

"One Hour at a Time"
~ Laurie Wallmark.

Dear Laurie,
You might not recall saying this and perhaps I won't remember the specifics but you are our inspiration for the rest of February and maybe even March.

You and I were on the phone and talking about how hard it is to write a novel and as usual I was whining and feeling sorry for my long-a$$ journey. And you told me about how you were working and how busy you were so you wrote your novel one hour at a time. Astounded I said, "You wrote your novel one hour at a time?" And you said, "Yup." And I thought, "Wow... ... ..."

Often times we think we need - or I think I need - huge chunks of time set aside so I can write. Do you do that too? What if we gave ourselves one hour of each day? If it turns into two, well then fine, but if not, at least you still had your One Hour at a Time. So that is the motto of the month, thanks to ours truly, Laurie Wallmark.

We love you, Laurie!

Monday, February 25, 2008

More From the SCBWI Meeting

Hey, I just got a digital camera. I decided to take it for a test run at the NJ SCBWI workshop last Sunday. Here's some photos from the day...

Kathy Temean, the RA of the NJ chapter is the one with the red scarf. There's Jeanne and Kim also in red in the background. Kathy and our very own Laurie Wallmark - the new co-RA of the NJ chapter - did a wonderful job! Thank you ladies for a great day!

Before we get started - maybe some pre-critique jitters...

Peek-a-boo! I see you Leeza. Look how the sun shines on you like a beacon, the clouds part, the angels sing.... Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh...

Most of us gals from my small critique group... Lynette in red, to the left is Hallee, in the back Leeza, in pink Joelle, and in the front on the right is Marcie. Lisa was not present at the moment.

What a whirlwind of a day of learning, sharing, listening, talking...


LEEZY said...

You crack me up Sheri, angels indeed!

great pictures and fabbytastic posting from the workshop. I didn't even download my pictures yet. Now who's the slow-poke?

Thank you for sharing. I think these workshops are well worth the money, so if you have thought about signing up, don't think - "DO!"

Sheri said...

In the large version of that peek-a-boo picture it is clearly a beacon of pight pouring down on you! Too funny!

I agree it puts your learning into hyper drive!

LEEZY said...

I'm not sure what 'pight' really mean,s but I like it!

I'll have to look it up ... but never fear PIGHT LEEZA is here!!!!

Sheri said...

HAHAHAHAHAH! I forgot to spell check! I meant to write LIGHT, not PIGHT. But we can start making up our own language!

shalk to shou shater!