The Peaks and Valleys of Writing

Every profession has its peaks and valleys – those crunch times when a person wonders just what the heck s/he was thinking when s/he started down that path. CPAs must shout “Free at last! I’m free!” as the office closes on Tax Day. Teachers certainly find their happiness once they turn in their keys for the short weeks of summer. Actors party wildly after the set is struck. And so on. Not all professions have such dramatic highs and lows, but they all have some sort combination of stressful time and not-so-stressful time.

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A Very Serious Thing

This is the third post in a five-part guest post series.

Sue London is a writer and cartoonist who has spent an insane amount of time in the business world being all businessy. You can find her online at twitter, her personal blog, and her writing blog. She also loves to interview authors on Writing Insight. Romance author Shannon McKenna complimented Sue on her “smooth, polished writing” which she likes because it sounds like a pretty stone you can put in your pocket and carry around for good luck.

“It is a very serious thing to be a funny woman.” –Frances Miriam Berry Whitcher

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