Last night I received the first round of edits from my editor in LA. My book BACK ON THE COURT, is to be published this fall by Tigress Pubishing and the process is underway. Am I scared? Hell yes! Excited and scared. This book writing thing has been a long process, with life mixed in. But isn’t that what life is all about? Figuring out how to blend it all. How to sit down and read 250 pages of edit work when you’ve got in-laws in town, a birthday to prepare for, tax information to search for (had to file for and extension this year), a team fundraiser to organize, kids baseball & softball games to attend and well, basically just…a life to live.
You all know of the chaos of which I’m speaking. Does finding balance mean that life is slow and void of chaos? Maybe not, though it would be nice at times. Maybe it’s understanding that to live a balanced life you can have a lot going on, it’s just figuring out how to do it in a way in which you are happy. For some that means scaling back for others it’s having a new mind set.
Perhaps tonight I will have to skip my basketball game and hunker down with a cup of tea and my edits. Or maybe go to my game and skip watching The Mentalist with my husband, our Thursday night “date night”. Or try to do it all. Which ever I decide, what is important is that I feel good about the descision. Sorry Honey, I’ll catch you next Thursday. 🙂
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