I’m down to it. The wire. The end of the semester. Everything’s about to be due and I’m feeling the pressure.
In the next three weeks I must complete a synopsis of both my novel and one I’ve read this semester (they are not easy to write), a mock query letter, an essay about the pros and cons of traditional versus self-publishing, a fifteen-page introductory paper for the novel, a mock dust jacket for the novel, and – oh yeah – the novel. Even though the rough draft is finished, it’s not tidy. It’s fraught with misspellings and needs a good going-over. The errors have mostly to do with fast typing. It’s maddening.
I’ve been a lucky little photographer lately and have enjoyed a smattering of photo sessions with wonderful people. That blessing will continue over the next few weeks and, honestly, I’m grateful because it allows me to be creative in a way that has nothing to do with graduate school. Here are a few of my recent favorites:
Speaking of photography, I’m jonesing after a new camera. The one I want is a thousand dollars. I’m pretty sure Santa is rolling his eyes at me, but a girl can dream, right?