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When there's nothing to do, when will you write? #AmWriting #MondayBlogs

First of all, let me preface this post by saying I'm not complaining, and by no means do I expect anyone to feel sorry for me.

Prior to publishing my first book, I'd written four novels and had two on the way. The reason, all I did was write. I'd just walked away from a fourteen-year career, both of my kids were still in school, and hubby worked a full-time, drive-to-work-five-days-a-week job. Money was tight without my income, so even if I wanted to do something, there wasn't much I could do.

Fast forward six years, both of my sons are out of the house, the oldest just graduated from UCF, the youngest moved in with his cousins and plans to start UCF next fall, and hubby has a new position in his job that transported us to Pittsburgh, PA.

I'm officially an empty-nester. I don't have to drive my sons to school, pick them up, drive them back to school for football practice or drama practice. I don't have to make big meals and clean up after three men. Heck, my oldest son even took my kitty, so I don't even have to scoop litter all day.

Hubby's job is amazing... We get to travel everywhere! But therein lies the problem. Again, I'm not complaining! I swear!

In fact, all the places we've gone has given me many cool things to write about. I've taken a ton of pictures that as soon as I start writing the stories, I'll share on my Pinterest board.

So what's the problem, you ask?

When I have all the time in the world, I simply can't find the time to write!

Oh, I still jot down a few hundred words a day, but those words are slow-coming. Somehow, when I knew I only had the hours between dropping my kids off at school and then picking them up again, I made that time count.

All the things I do now, like... writing blogs, playing on Twitter and Facebook, and promoting books, I used to do while hubby and the kids were watching T.V.

Not sure what the answer is, but I know I have to find one, as all these stories inside of me are hankering to escape.

If you have a suggestion, please feel free to tell me. I'm open for suggestions.

Until next time, happy reading and writing, friends!


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