The new year usually signals new beginnings, but for me 2014 signals a new house!
If you’ve been following my journey over the past month or two, you’ll know that my husband and I have just moved into a lovely little place within walking distance of the beach. If that isn’t enough, I now have my very own writing room (see picture above).
In typical writer fashion, probably about 1/3 of my belongings were books. It took me a couple of days to find homes for all of them, but I’m proud to say they’re all snuggly in their little alcoves now. The only bad news is I’ve filled up almost every space in our three bookcases. Looks like I’ll be sticking to library books and e-books for a while.
I can’t tell you what a difference it is to finally have a dedicated space for my writing and my books. I feel like I can now get down to business and start churning out some words!
Of course, not everything has gone exactly to plan. Yesterday afternoon I launched full-scale talcum powder attacks on the ants that insist on walking across my desk and over my computer. I seem to have won the first battle, but we shall see how things go over the coming days.
But that’s a minute wrinkle in my brilliant new writing room.
I’ve got lots of exciting plans for the new year. Stay tuned over the next few weeks to see news of my new projects!
What about you? How has your year started out? What plans do you have to make 2014 a great writing year?
January 14, 2014 at 11:33 pm
Hey, the photographer didn’t catch you with your glasses on your nose I see! 😀
Really wonderful to hear about your move (even though I’m so envious of you living near the ocean!). I’m doubly pleased you now have your own writing room.
Your new plans sound exciting and I can’t wait to read more of your work, Jessica 🙂
I’m looking forward to actually finishing/publishing at least an ebook and getting some of my fiction out in the world in 2014.
January 15, 2014 at 11:07 am
I have a love/hate relationship with my glasses at the moment. Some days they do the job and others they don’t. I think the photographer caught me when I wasn’t wearing them. Oops!
Your plans for 2014 sound great! I look forward to hearing more about your e-book and fiction over the coming months. 😀
January 15, 2014 at 1:19 pm
So happy you are settled in! And what a great space you have for writing. Really looking forward to see what you have for us this year!
January 15, 2014 at 1:23 pm
It’s been a while in coming but it was really worth the wait!
I’ve got all sorts of goodies lined up. Stay tuned!
October 10, 2014 at 11:26 am
So glad you are settled in! Also what an extraordinary space you have for composing.
Truly anticipating see what you have for us in the not so distant future.
October 10, 2014 at 12:25 pm
Thanks, Tracy. 🙂