Monday, January 31, 2011

Do I get a badge?

I have an official writing injury!

Not only that, but one of the treatments from the physical therapist is a BATTERY-POWERED BANDAGE. Dudes and ladies! We totally live in the future.

(localized electro-magnetic cortisone... patch)

In what wasn't-related-but-now-is news, here is a lovely summary of Sara Zarr's SCBWI keynote talk (which I only followed on the twitter chatter of those attending, obviously) from the Notes from the Slushpile blog. My favorite two take-aways were:

1) Your creative life is one of the only things that you really and truly own,
2) There is no artistic romance in being self-destructive (i.e., take care of yourself)

Ha. Well, over-extending myself typing isn't really self-destructive, and I am fanatical about eating greens and sleeping, so. I think I'm good.


  1. Holy cow, that's a fancy bandage...patch! You can work through it!

  2. Ha! Thanks. I should have gotten a second treatment this week, but was canceled on. Hopefully next week will be better. In the meantime, ice. And less typing. So, that means I should probably qu


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