I will return to posting regularly on this blog, though for myself I will only post the Monday Motivations. I shall have the posts first thing Monday mornings CST time. My children will post stories and art when they can.
I also have or will take down all the Aldaria posts as I finalize my novel. I found the subscriber feature to the blog to be unusable. I do not wish to have the Aldaria work posted publicly at this time, though I may in the future.
Promotion and Goals for Shadow’s Lair and The Shade of Writing
We also opened a CafePress store: The Shadow’s Lair Store. We post weekly on YouTube, which you can find here: The Shadow’s Lair Finally, we have a Patreon and will post family vlog posts with early access for patrons. Also, all Aldaria writings will be available to patrons.
To Our Fans: Thank You
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For several weeks I’ve had an outpouring of muse. Today I feel I’ve run dry again. I deleted several poems for personal reasons. I am going through a cycle of depression and feel like I should just focus on my novel. After all raising two kids and taking college courses is hard enough. I’ll make sure to have at least one post a day.
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Absolutely! This summer I hope to get back to my daily blog schedule. This means the return of “Monday Motivation, Wisdom Wednesday, a new one will be Feature Fridays. Social Saturday/Sundays will be where we thank our followers. We are glad to get back to posting more regularly. Please keep your eyes open for our posts and remember:
Hey guys I know I promised a story Sunday. Christmas went great but now I am behind so many posts and have a full house to clean. On top I am recovering from a killer cold. I know, I know so many excuses. I will be getting stuff up this week. Thanks for sticking with me!
Hi everyone, hope your week has gone well. You may have noticed that Motivation Monday- Follow Friday Blog posts have not been posted at all this week. I apologize, as a senior level college student I am very busy and this week is and next is testing. Please be patient we will keep posting poems.
Hey guys, this week I begin driving lessons! As you can see by the exclamation mark, I am very excited. I am also real nervous. I have not driven since my wreck in 2009. That wreck left me concussed and terrified of driving even though I was not at fault. Anyway, that’s beside the point.
Another exciting thing is the Geology spring break trip. I will go to the Mojave! I know little about the trip yet but I will write about it when I get back. Things are flowing, some good, no lots good but even when I got good flow I know life isn’t always smooth so today, My Motivation Monday is:
When the river flows, it does not avoid the rock but embraces the rock. Over time, the rock in the river is rounded and changed and the jagged edges become smooth. In this way we too must embrace obstacles that cannot be avoided. When a river cannot make it through rough terrain, it’s path changes. It is not wrong or unmotivated to change direction, to avoid obstacles which otherwise hinder us. But if it cannot be avoided (School Tests, Job interview, a Marriage) we must welcome, embrace the change, the hindrance and reshape it into our benefit. Be like a river my friends and go with the flow.
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Well we here at The Shadow’s Lair have been BUUUUUUSY. No YouTube videos in ages from us (I apologize) and sporadic blog postings. I have so many over due restaurant reviews I need to post too.
Anyway today is Social Saturday. Every Saturday I try to answer questions asked by followers. I didn’t get any yet but the door is still open.
We are still moving into our new house. Process is slow moving. Kids still enjoying attending college classes with me. The only thing is transportation to and from school has been Uber and that gets expensive.
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Today I did mostly lessons with the kids and spending time with family. I managed to keep up with the literary challenge. I am working on the novel so I might only be able to make 1 post a day until the chapter is done. I hope not. Thanks guys.
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I am a writer who often dawdles (wastes time). So here I am, procrastinating by talking about organization, writing tips, teaching writing tips, and other random things to keep up my writing habits, when I should be writing my novel, and here you are, dawdling as well. C'mon in and join me for some dawdling (and pretending we're not).