I used to think that I had to write 24/7.
Even when I was doing research for my current novel, short-story or magazine article, I felt guilty that I wasn’t tapping away at my keyboard.
I resented my j-o-b, and I’m ashamed to admit, sometimes my children when they were toddlers, because they all kept me away from my destiny.
I’m wiser now.
I’ve learned the best thing I can do to improve my craft when I’m not writing is to…