I had grand designs when I first started this website and writing project, that I would be able to pump out my 5 "sense" stories in a matter of a few months and be ready to deliver a finished book by Christmas time.
But then life starts to get in the way. With two kids at home, 99.9% of my "free" time is devoted to them (OK, maybe it's closer to 99.8%). Then of course there is work. That of course comes first since until I make it as a world famous author, I need to pay the bills somehow. Figure in grocery shopping, lawn mowing, leaf raking, eating, sleeping...the list goes on and on...but they all take time away from writing which is where I really want to be.
Don't get me wrong, I love my time with my family more than anything. No amount of time spent writing is worth giving up time with them. And I really do love my job despite the stress that comes with it. I just sometimes wish that there were 2 more hours in the day that I could use just for writing these stories.
Let me finish by clarifying something else. Some may think that I'm writing these stories to make money or become famous. (I did say that I wanted to be a world famous author just a few paragraphs ago) While that would be nice, I truly do just want to share my point of view. Especially in the line of storytelling that I'm working on right now, I think there are important questions raised that people need to think about. If fame and fortune come, I won't turn them away, but my main focus is to make people think and to hopefully be entertained by the stories that I am trying to tell.