Writing Confession #3

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…
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Vivian Lee Mahoney

Consider yourself warned: I write books about rebels. I'm also a postergirlz for readergirlz, a literary advisory group for teens. Who knew going back to the teenage years would be so rewarding?

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