This month I am surviving - scrabbling and fighting to survive - my twelfth winter in Minnesota.
The land of cold and little sun.
It has not been pretty. I've been in a funk and everyone else I know who lives here feels the same way.
We look at each other and say "January."
I've been obsessively reading writers who put my writing career in perspective.
And my life.
Namely two writers who are friends and share each other's writing frequently:
Luckily, reading blogs by these two writers is pulling me through the slump.
Here is Chuck on Mid-career authors, which I realized, Hey, I'm one of them!
How to survive the creative life: You keep going, even when the going is slow. Care for the body, care for the mind. Laugh a lot. Read more.