Lots of writers use it when they pop into Twitter on a writing break to share something pertinent about the writing process, or divulge how distracted they are.
It's also a nice way to let people know what you're up to, or to feel a sense of camaraderie when you see a buddy who's busy writing too.
This week, I #amwriting. Seriously. It's not been easy to do since June, although I've kept on hacking away on the keyboard. Summer has a way of slowing my family down in some ways, speeding us up in others.
But for me, this also means:
Nevertheless, this summer, I'm keenly aware of another occupation of mine:
I don't regret the board games or silliness or road trips we've enjoyed this summer. Still, with every season, life requires balance, and writing is an important part of my life.
So this week, I
But also, I
Balance. Not easy to maintain, but I'm working on it.