Work at the newspaper has been very, very hectic lately, coupled with a freelance assignment that will buy some desperately-needed items. Would rather not get into any further detail than that.
Yes, working at the newspaper is a joy. It’s a solid venture into real-world civilian journalism. Seems that you don’t realize just how much fun journalism is when you spend your first three years of it writing mostly for military newspapers.
As I drive around town and interview people and try to establish professional relationships, two things come to mind: reading Writer’s Digest and The Writer and thinking of cool fiction ideas.