#TisTheSeason – #MerryChristmas – #TakingABreak

It’s that time of year again, folks. Yes! It’s time for LoDeWriMar, and I aim to take full advantage of it this go around. What is that, you ask? Well, simple. Local December Writing Marcia. Yes, I can hear you groaning clear down here in Florida, but I decided what I’m about to do needed its own name, even if it was a total rip-off of another, far more well-known event that generally has WAY more than one participant. Mind games, for sure, but whatever works, right?

So, the bottom line is, I’m about to do something I’ve never done in about 20 years of blogging: take a full month off to focus on my WIP. I admit, I’ve never even been tempted to do such a thing, but then again, I’ve never hit a roadblock on one of my books before. And the roadblock coincides with a month wherein I have NO local wildlife talks to get ready for presentation. So, being the quick-witted soul that I am (once in a great while), I decided this was the right time for me to give all of my attention to this WIP with as few interruptions in my daily writing regime as possible.

Therefore, I will not be present around here for the whole month of December, if all goes well, and my draft starts growing again. I do have two previously scheduled guest posts coming up, and will drop in to keep an eye on each of those, but otherwise, the  plan is that I won’t be doing any blogging from today until January 2, 2022. Whew. Just typing that gives me a weird feeling, but I know that you guys all understand needing some time to focus on what we love doing most: writing!

If you need me for something between now and January, please feel free to email me, and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. In the meantime, I wish each and every one of you a wonderful and blessed holiday season.

See you on the other side!

 

Taking a Christmas Break

OH, my! Presents still to wrap, shopping for last minute items not quite done, cooking and baking ahead, guests dropping by, and all those final details that make Christmas so much fun–busy, busy, busy around here! Consequently,  I’ve made an executive decision, and am going to take a Christmas break from blogging and other online duties. I’ll be hard at work again after the 1st of the year, and will catch up with all of you then.

In the meantime, those of you who are set up to contribute directly to this blog, please feel free to do so any time you wish. Share your promos or reviews, or whatever you like. You are always welcome to share here! And I’d like to take one last chance to wish each of you a beautiful and blessed Christmas and a very happy, productive, and fun-filled New Year! See you when the excitement dies down and the company all goes home. Roll on, 2019! We’re ready for ya! 🙂 ❤