And Here I Am, Reprising My Blog

Since my previous blog post, I adopted sweet little Fawn, a Chihuahua/terrier mix.
Since my last blog post, I adopted sweet little Fawn, a Chihuahua/terrier mix.

Soon after KILMOON launched on March 18th, I let this faithful old blog of mine lapse. I was just tired, I guess. Plus, I satisfied my blogging urge over on The Debutante Ball, a blog for debut novelists. What an honor to be picked and then participate for a full year! As of this Monday, September 1st, my time on the Ball comes to end.

I wrote my final blog post for the Ball yesterday. Today, I’m already moving on, thinking about this blog. I have no huge thoughts yet. Will just play it by ear. I just wanted to check in here right quick.

So here I am! Feels good to be back. It’s been a tremendous, life-changing year, this year my debut novel launched. Over on the Ball, I came “out” about suffering from depression. What a relief! Transparency is better. I fell into the gray place about a month after KILMOON launched, which tallies with the date of my last blog post before this one.

I can’t promise I’ll be a regular blogger. But I can do my best. I’ve always liked blogging even though it takes time away from writing my next novel. More on that later!

Cheers, xoxo, Lisa


4 thoughts on “And Here I Am, Reprising My Blog

  1. Blogging may take time away from writing, or seem to, but I remember reading an interview with William Faulkner once, late in his life, where he said that he felt he’d have been a better writer if he’d had a community of writers around him, to talk about writing and different solutions to problems, rather than having to figure out every answer himself from scratch.

    Blogging can help with that. 🙂

    Welcome back.

    (At some point, post a picture of Fawn with something else in the photo for size reference. 🙂 )

    1. Oh my god, Anthony! You made it over here! I’m so glad — I’m already feeling nostalgic about the Ball.

      If I could get a picture of Fawn with my cat that would be awesome. Fawn’s half the cat’s size. 🙂

  2. Welcome back Lisa, looking forward to hearing from you. I took a summer hiatus to clear my brain and refresh with some SciFi and of course to relax into reading more Crime Fiction. It feels good to be at the keyboard again.

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