This election is making me nuts. All the commercials, junk mail, news coverage, calls from pollsters. There's a lot of anxiety in the air these days, and a lot of anger, too. It all gives me a stomach ache.
Many people are obsessed and stressed out, and I can't help but get caught up in it. I catch myself checking the news several times a day, something I don't usually do.
Fortunately, I have the perfect escape. I'm a writer. I have to go write now, thanks.
And away I go, to play in a fantasy world free of campaigning and flag-waving. My characters have their own stresses, but as I am in complete control of them, these do not make my gut hurt.
A while back I made a commitment to write a minimum of two pages a day, every day, rain or shine, sick or [Read more...]