I’ll start off by giving my bad news….my Grandma finally passed away on Wednesday afternoon. It’s incredibly sad and I’ll miss her tremendously, but I know she was ready and she can now be at peace.
The good news is that, in attempting to keep my mind occupied, I have been very productive with my writing. I am in the process of setting up my woman cave…a/k/a my writing space. My birthday is Sunday and this writing space is my birthday wish. We are turning our breakfast nook into my writing space. It’ll have a desk, bookcase and whiteboard. I started picking up some office supplies to keep handy and will order the desk and bookcase this weekend. I also went to the library and picked up a ton of children’s books for research. I’m trying to figure out what age group I want to target with my children’s book, so these books will help with that research. I also picked up some books on writing children’s books so I could get some tips and pointers. I started reading all of these books last night and have some great ideas. I’m getting very excited about it all!
I talked to a good friend about really making my writing a priority. I am going to commit myself to writing so many hours a week and if I don’t meet that quota, I will have some type of punishment. I haven’t decided on that punishment yet, but I’m hoping that will get my butt in gear.
My question to all of you is…..do you have any tips on making a great writing space? Also, any ideas for punishments on not meeting my goals?