When I am involved in a story, I enter what my husband calls THE ZONE.
My children can fight and scream, dishes can pile up, clutter can fall around me, and I wouldn’t notice. Because THE ZONE is all consuming thought and emotion rushing out onto my keyboard. If I lose my concentration, I fear the words will all disappear.
When I’m in THE ZONE, it’s hard for me to balance writing with keeping my family well-cared for…so they know they are number one in my life. I’ve realized that I can do both if I write when everyone is asleep. So, I am a night-owl.
Unless, I find an opening…