Maggie Wells | Margaret Ethridge

Contemporary Romance Authors

Monday Mayhem – Auld Lang Syne edition

Posted on Dec 30, 2013 by Margaret Ethridge   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

Hard to believe that another year has passed, but here we are, two days from 2014. It seems trite to say it flew by, but in my case, a good chunk of it did. I spent a good portion of 2013 in airports and hotels. The new and increasing duties of the day job really cut into my energy and creativity this year, but I’ve come to terms with that. I may not write as much as quickly as I did a couple of years ago, but I like to think my writing has grown and improved.

2013 has been a year of change, growth and evolution in personal and professional lives, and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for hanging in there with me. I would never have had the chutzpah to chase this dream without your encouragement, and I wouldn’t have the strength to endure those ups and downs without your continued support.

You are made of awesome.

So here are my final five for 2013. Cheers and have a safe and happy new year!

What I’ve been working on: Mainly, I’ve been just trying to get through the holidays. But just for fun, I started plotting, planning, and brainstorming a new set of books that revolve around a family that owns a small Chicago tavern. Maggie will probably end up stealing it, but what can you do? Saucy wench is stealing all my thunder lately.

What’s running around in the back of my mind: I really need to finish Containment. It’s still there, but December has been kind of an emotional month. Hard to motivate myself to write something so heavy at the moment.

What I’ve accomplished: Um…I finished revisions on a story I plan to submit in 2014. Oh, and Miss Maggie Wells may have a trick or two up her sleeve for this week.

What new goal I’m chasing: I plan to get back in the writing groove in January. Back to the 1k a day goal. That seemed to work for me. 🙂

What I saw: Everything that makes life sweet

sweetness

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3 Responses to "Monday Mayhem – Auld Lang Syne edition"

  1. Comment by Evelyn Jules
    December 30, 2013 at 8:44 am  

    I wish you the very best in 2014, Mags! I think amazing things are in store for you and for us as your faithful and devoted readers! 🙂 I plan on setting more goals for myself in 2014, in terms of writing. I’ll stick to my 500 words/day goal and maybe set my sights on something bigger there too. I just want to have a little more to show for my work, and I want to be able to share it with the world. Or at least a small corner of it. 😉

    Cheers to 2014!

    Oh, and YOU are made of awesome too!

  2. Comment by Laurie
    December 30, 2013 at 11:15 am  

    Here’s to 2014. May your days be filled with creativity for the mind and snuggles for the soul.

  3. Comment by Christine
    December 30, 2013 at 9:35 pm  

    Cheers to 2014!

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