Thursday, January 31, 2013

New Job Title

I've alluded to it in previous posts, but here I am staying at home again. But I'm not a stay-at-home-mom; that would mean my daughter is home with me. She's at pre-school till the afternoon, learning way more than what I can teach her here.
I'm not unemployed, I'm fun-employed!
I'm a writer. Yep, I said it. I'm not getting paid for it yet but it's what I do.
I try to write every day. Sometimes it's just an email to a friend. Others, it's full-blown stories about my life.
I've been told by four different people in the last week that I need to write a book.
So I'm writing a book.
It's either going to be a semi-autobiographical tale of a neurotic 30-something ad professional or it's a sci-fi-tinged character novel set in the pre-apocalyptic future, based on a dream I once had.
Or it will be a memoir. If that's the case, I need to pre-emptively warn my friends and family that they may be in it.
I might be spending some holidays alone in the future!
So I ask you, my dear readers. What do you think? Should I keep writing? What should my book be about? Will you buy my book if it ever gets published?
I need affirmation. OK, I need it and Dr. T needs it so he knows I'm not just sitting around watching TV all day.
What else can I ask of you? Please tell your friends about me. I'm easy to remember and i'm Hip-BabyMama.com now. I dropped the blogspot in my address.
I can send you business cards and ad badges, too.
Thank you, friends.




10 comments:

  1. It's great . You should write . And it should be on your life experience that can inspire others :)
    Noor @ Noor's Place

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    1. I'm not 100% sure if I'll inspire others but I'm pretty sure I'll give them ideas of what not to do. Thanks for the note, Noor!

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  2. Yes do it! You inspire me to want to write as well. Congrats!

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    1. You inspire me every day, Miss Melanie!

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  3. Do it!! When you're published I'll put a copy into circulation at every public library in Washoe County.

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    1. Thanks, Megan! Can you do that even if it's a xeroxed copy stapled together and may or may not have coffee stains on it?

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  4. Danielle BrancewiczFebruary 3, 2013 at 9:16 PM

    Opportunity does not knock twice. Do it!!
    If you write about you and your life I will buy a copy every time I see it.

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    1. You know high school isn't off-limits as a subject, right?

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  5. Yes, do! Write!
    Write what you know, what you love. If it's a memoir, then yes. That. If it's fiction, then do that.
    Have you read Anne Lamont's Bird by Bird? It's an amazing book every writer needs to read.

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    1. Alison, thank you so much for the vote of confidence! I need to re-visit that book. It's been a long time since I read it. I loved her parenting book, too. "Operating Instructions," I think...

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