Tuesday Ten: 10 Writerly Thanksgivings

I will be spending lots of wonderful time with friends and family this week, so no more posts until the week after Thanksgiving. Meanwhile, for this week’s “Tuesday Ten,” I leave you with my writing thanksgivings for the year.ibm4381

I’m thankful for…

  1. My fantastic critique group
  2. Laughs from the Whiney Writer
  3. An inspirational writing coach
  4. A new story to play with
  5. Fantastic reads on my Kindle
  6. A new nonfiction book project
  7. An abundance of writing friends, both in-person and online
  8. A family who puts up with—and cheers for—their writer-mom
  9. A new website that has provided me with more fun than headaches
  10. Amazing research opportunities at this year’s SEJ conference

I think it’s funny that publication doesn’t appear on my list…What about you? What are you most thankful for in your writing life?

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  1. says

    Mostly I’m thankful for a husband who is supporting me in this whole writing endeavor thing. And sometime soon I’ll likely be very thankful for my critique group but right now I’m looking for a critique group so it will likely be next Thanksgiving when I put that on my list. :)

    Hope you had a wonderful holiday and that the rest of the holiday season is lovely and delightful!